King Tut’s travelling exhibition visits South Africa

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King Tutenkhamun became a pharaoh at around the age of 8, and was killed when he was around 18. Some believe he died while out hunting in his chariot. But there are many other theories about the possible cause of his death. His tomb was found in the Valley of Kings in Egypt by the archaeologist Howard Carter in the 1920s.
Although the death of King Tut may forever be shrouded in mystery, Great World Exhibitions says it’s determined to get as many people as possible to see the majestic artifacts of ancient Egyptian civilization at the Cape Town Exhibition.
CCTV’s Ren Del Carme filed this report from Cape Town, South Africa.

King Tut's travelling exhibition visits South Africa

King Tutenkhamun became a pharaoh at the age of eight or nine and was killed when he was around 18 years old. Some believe he died while out hunting in his chariot. But there are many other theories about the possible cause of his death. His tomb was found in the Valley of Kings in Egypt by the archeologist Howard Carter in the 1920s. Although the death of King Tutankhamun may forever be shrouded in mystery, Great World Exhibitions says it's determined to get as many people as possible to see the majestic artefacts of ancient Egyptian civilization at the Cape Town Exhibition before it heads for New York City in October.