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Tutankhamun

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Definition Pharaoh of Egypt popularly known because his tomb was discovered almost intact by Howard Carter in 1922 (1341-1323 BC)
  • Despite rumors concerning the "Curse of the Pharaohs", at least one analyst says there was no statistical difference between the age of death of those who entered Tutankhamun's tomb and those on the expedition who did not.
  • Tutankhamen wasn't buried in a pyramid.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • 'Worked in the court of King Tut.'
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • The boy king, Tutankhamen.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • You think she'd be the wife of King Tut.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • It had been my aunt's idea to go see the King Tut exhibition.
    Dori Sanders  --  Clover
  • Or maybe he's King Tut come back from the dead.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • The male symbol was remarkably similar to the Anubis god representation on Tutankhamen's inner-chamber hieroglyphics.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • The embankment is icy and steep, and there's no way I could reach it, even if it held the riches of Tutankhamun.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • You want to know how Egyptians pulled the brains out of mummies, or built the pyramids, or cursed King Tut's tomb?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • I hostessed at a place in Midtown called La Fondue and then I landed (by meeting a drunk man in a bar called King Tut's Wawa Hut) a teaching job at Hunter College.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • The joke at camp was that the next hole, no bigger than a fist, would reveal miniature sarcophagi, undersized urns, a petite mummy, or-as Melio put it-"a teeny-tiny Tutankhamen."
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Tribal societies murdered their leaders long before the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen was slain by his advisers in 1324 B C. Stabbing and beating were the earliest methods of assassination.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • I left him with the crew for a couple of hours while I checked in at work, and when I returned I found him sprawled out like King Tut, paws in the air, accepting a leisurely belly rub from the strikingly gorgeous makeup artist.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • We have three children, and while neither of us would trade the experience of parenthood for the riches of Tutankhamen, the sleepless nights and frequent trips to the hospital when they were infants left both of us exhausted and often overwhelmed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • He'd sit on his crate like King Tut, his arms folded, his head shaking, and he'd watch traffic pass, commenting on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, money, liquor ("Don't mix corn liquor and cheap wine-ever"), and women ("Never pork a woman on her period-her body's giving off filth").
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • I felt like King Tut, except that I was alive and trapped in the mausoleum with a deranged koala.
    Dumas Firoozeh  --  Funny in Farsi
  • They've been trying for decades to figure out how King Tut died, and they can't agree.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I wondered if he was thinking of King Tut, his famous ancestor, whose tomb had been in a cavern not too different from this.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • You're related to King Tut?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire

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