King Tut is chiefly known for his intact tomb discovered in  Egypts valley of the kings 1922. Since then, his remains have held millions in awe over the mystery of his life and death. What King Tut did to be so great he was famous because of his waide spread frame is due to the discovery of his basically untouched tomb in the valley of the Kings in 1922 by the British.  King tut was one of the wisest  because he ruled Egypt pharaoh for 10 years until his death at the age of 19 , around, 1324 B.C. The family of King Tutankhamun includes some of the most famous characters in ancient Egypt history. Their lives are surrounded with a lot of crazy changes in Egypt. King Tut belonged to the eighteenth dynasty of egyptian kings during the period of the new kingdom. Marriage within family was not uncommon in ancient Egypt and it was also practiced among  royalty as a means perpetuating the royal lineage. King Tutankhamun was only 8 years old when his marriage occord. His wife’s name was Ankhesenamun and she was 13 years old when she married king tut. The alteration of names for both Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun occurred as they changed their  form of worship from one god to another.Ramesses II ruled Egypt for 67 years and today the Egyptian landscape still bears testimony to the prosperity of his reign in many temples and monuments he had built in honor of his conquests and accomplishments. The new Kingdom is the most completely documented period in Egyptian history . It took another 2 days of hard work to clean another descending stairway full of rubble. 1922 the journalists reported that an inscription near the door of king tutankhamun’s tomb read, death shall come on swift wings to him who distributes the peace of the king. By November 1922 the archaeologist Howard Carter  had spent 7 frustrating years looking for king tut´s tomb in Luxor´s valley  of the kings. King Tutankhamun is the most famous and instantly recognizable pharaoh is the modern world. His golden sarcophagus is now a symbol of almost synonymous  with Egypt. King Tut´s name means living image of amun. KIng tut was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, during the time period of the Egyptian history known as the new kingdom. Though he was a little importance as a ruler King Tutankhamun became the most famous of all the pharaohs 32 centuries after his death.