pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, reigning from 1333-1324 B.C. He was the son of Amenhotep IV (also known as Akhenaton), who replaced the many Egyptian gods with one god, Aton, the sun god. Tutankhamun restored the old polytheistic pagan religion. His tomb was discovered intact by Howard Carter in 1922, still filled with gold, virtually untouched by looters.
King Tut died at a young age.