120 words about Tutankhamen Tutankhamen was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt in the 1300s b.c. He became pharaoh when he was still a child and died at 19 years old. He is famous today because of the many treasures found inside his tomb. His burial tomb is one of the few that was discovered with everything still in it. It was common for tomb raiders to steal all of the treasures, however, this tomb was not located and we got to learn more about Pharoah Tut through his tomb treasures. He became unpopular with the people of Egypt and the priests of the many temples, especially when he destroyed the images of all of the other gods. He changed the entire religion of Ancient Egypt to worship only the sun god Aten.