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What does the archaeological evidence of Tutankhamens Tomb reveal about the burial practices of Pharaohs in the New Kingdom Egypt Tutankhamens Tomb being one of the most intact monuments of Ancient Egypt can reveal a great deal about the burial practices and beliefs of New Kingdom Egypt Through an understanding of New Kingdom beliefs analysis of the archaeological content of King Tutankhamens tomb and through comparing and contrasting the different tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs a conclusion can be made on the relevancy of King Tutankhamens tomb artefacts The artefacts in King Tutankhamens Tomb discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter reveal that the Burial Practices of New Kingdom Egyptians were based around their strong belief in the afteror second life heavily relied on religious symbolism and placed emphasis on ritual acts These factors are implied through the analysis of the archaeological evidence found in Tutankhamens tomb To fully understand the impact of the artefacts found in King Tutankhamens Tomb it is necessary to have some prior knowledge of the Ancient Egyptian belief system and burial practices This knowledge is essential to effectively assess the relevance of the archaeological evidence found in the tomb Does the evidence found in the tomb reveal anything Is King Tutankhamens tomb typical of New Kingdom Egypt royal burials Or is Tutankhamens tomb different and therefore giving modern scholars a distorted view of Ancient Egyptian burial practices and beliefs The religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians were the dominating influence in the development of their culture The Egyptian faith was based on an assortment of ancient myths nature worship and on the polytheistic worship of Gods and Goddesses The Egyptian account of creation stated that in the beginning there was nothing but a large surface of water Ra was created out of an egg or lotus and with him brought forth four children the gods Shu and Geb and the goddesses Tefnut and Nut Geb and
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