iOS app Android app

King Tut

King Tut's Mask Damaged During Botched Cleaning

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.22.2015 | Science

One of the most priceless treasures in archaeology, the gold funerary mask of King Tutankhamun, was damaged during a cleaning attempt at the Egyptian ...

Ancient Beads Linked To Boy King's Death Mask

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science

After taking a new look at a pair of ancient cobalt beads, archaeologists now believe these Bronze Age artifacts may have been manufactured in the sam...

New 'Autopsy' Reveals Big Surprises About Boy King

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.25.2014 | Science

An international team of researchers studying King Tutankhamun are reporting some surprising new discoveries about the ancient boy king. The scien...

UNEARTHED: Ancient Carving Bearing Scars Of Religious Revolution

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 07.25.2014 | Science

A newly discovered Egyptian carving, which dates back more than 3,300 years, bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civil...

Grave Robbing or Archaeology?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where does the idea of "desecration" begin and the idea of "important scientific research" end?

Mummy's Erect Penis Explained At Last

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Egypt's King Tutankhamun was embalmed in an unusual way, including having his penis mummified at a 90-degree angle, in an effort to combat a religio...

Priceless Egyptian Artifact VANISHED

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

Do you by any chance have an ancient statue of one of King Tut's sisters? Egypt would really, really like it back. The priceless artifact, which da...

Holy Smokes! Did Celebrated Mummy Spontaneously Combust?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.07.2013 | Science

What killed King Tut? And what happened to his body afterward? British archaeologist Howard Carter first discovered the Egyptian pharaoh's well-pr...

Treasures of Tutankhamun

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
Read More: King Tut, Arts News

For a period of several months in 1978 and 1979, the most valuable pieces of real estate in all of Manhattan may well have been spots at the front of ...

Tut and Mitt

Hayden Bixby | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Hayden Bixby

If he had lived a fuller life (and if the time/space continuum could accommodate such a scenario), would he have only flown coach and insisted on do-it-yourself pyramid-repair projects at Home Depot on the weekends?

New Theory On King Tut's Mysterious Death

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Science

A British surgeon is touting a new theory regarding what killed King Tut, the Egyptian pharaoh who died at 19 and whose life and death have fascinate...

David Moye

Mummies Overtaking Zombies? Well, This Week Anyway | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

As far as pop culture interest goes, it's hard to beat the massive zombie onslaught. However, mummies may be taking them over for at least this wee...

PHOTOS: 7 Egyptian Tombs Open To Tourists

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts

CAIRO -- The tombs of seven men, including several who served King Tutankhamen and his father, the pharaoh Akhenaten, were opened to tourists on Monda...

PHOTOS: Ancient Egyptian Tombs Open To Public

Posted 07.23.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - The tombs of seven men, including several who served King Tutankhamen and his father, the pharaoh Akhenaten, were opened to tourists on M...

'South Park', King Tut & Kobe: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts

It's been a wild ride on HuffPost Arts: from Kobe Bryant's smart car shenanigans to bizarre "South Park"-inspired art, from the greatest museums never...

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Chess Puzzles: King Tut in Studies

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

This week we present another variation of the "King Tut motif." Entombing the king in chess studies is usually done at the edge of the chessboard and often leads to spectacular stalemates. It can save draws in tournament games.

Egyptian Museum Missing 18 Items After Unrest

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A full inventory of the Egyptian Museum has found that looters escaped with 18 items during the anti-government unrest, including two gi...

King Tut in Chess Puzzles

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Read More: King Tut, Sports News
Lubomir Kavalek

Entombing the king became a popular theme among chess composers, until things got out of hand after some of them insisted on burying the king inside a sarcophagus of eight pawns. It invoked memories of King Tut and his tomb.

King Tut Returns From World Tour to Lead Egypt Out of Crisis

Roy Rivenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Roy Rivenburg

"If Jerry Brown can resume being governor of California after a 30-year absence, I can reclaim my throne after 3,350 years," the pharaoh said.

Looters Damage Mummies, Artifacts In Cairo Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now "under military guard" (AP) in response to an attempted loot...

The King (Tut) Is in the Building!

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

What do you do when you discover royalty has just taken up residence in the neighborhood?

Is King Tut's Penis Missing?

TIME | Allie Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Did someone sabotage the Egyptian king's mummy to hide his less-than endowed genitalia? A new report from The New Scientist presents the possibility o...

King Tut's Stuff Comes to New York!

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric Lurio

What do T. Rex and King Tut have in common? Besides the fact that they're both dead, I mean. They're the stuff that dreams are made of, and are belove...

Flats: A Brief History (PHOTOS, POLL)

Tory Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tory Burch

It was only a matter of time before women opted for something simpler and safer than heels. By the 1800s, everyone was wearing soft, simple slippers that would look right on trend with today's ballet flat.