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Tutankhamen (fl.c. 1350 B.C.), Egyptian pharaoh. Though he died at 18, he gained modern-day fame when his tomb was discovered in Thebes by Howard Carter and the earl of Carnarvon in 1922 with its treasures intact. His solid gold coffin, gold portrait mask, and other treasures are housed in the Cairo museum.

See also: Egypt, Ancient.

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