What did hemiunu do?

What did hemiunu do?

Hemiunu (fl. 2570 BC) is a man who lived in ancient Egypt, and who is believed to have been the architect of the Great Pyramid of Giza. As vizier, succeeding his father, Nefermaat, and his uncle, Kanefer, Hemiunu was one of the most important members of the court and responsible for all the royal works.

Which pharaoh built the Great Pyramid?

Pharaohs Khufu

What did the CT scan of Tut's mummy reveal?

The results of a CT scan done on King Tutankhamun's mummy indicate the boy king was not murdered, but may have suffered a badly broken leg shortly before his death at age 19 - a wound that could have become infected, Egypt's top archaeologist said today.

On which date was Tut's mummy taken for CT scan?

January 2005

Why was the mummy CT scanned?

On 5 January 2005 a CT scan was done to obtain precise data for an accurate forensic reconstruction of King Tut. It was hoped that it would offer new clues about his life and death. Thus Tut's mummy has been the centre of fascination throughout the previous decades.

Why was Tutankhamun's mummy scanned after so many years?

Tut's mummy was scanned after several years because after his death his dynasty came to an end. Thus, a CT scan was done on his mummy in order to get the new clues about his life and death. He as the last heir of the powerful family who ruled Egypt and its empire for centuries.

When was the world's most famous mummy first scanned?

5 January 2005

What was found in Tutankhamun's tomb?

This included statues, gold jewelry, Tutankhamun's mummy, chariots, model boats, canopic jars, chairs, and paintings. It was an amazing discovery and one of the most important made in the history of archeology. In all, there were over 5,000 objects in the tomb.

How much is the death mask worth?

Pharaoh Tutankhamun's death mask is worth around 2 million dollars.

Did Howard Carter get rich?

Howard Carter, (born , Swaffham, Norfolk, England—died Ma, London), British archaeologist, who made one of the richest and most-celebrated contributions to Egyptology: the discovery (1922) of the largely intact tomb of King Tutankhamen.