King Tutankhamun Was Thought To Have A Direct Link To The Sun God

In life, the role of Tutankhamun was to ensure the worship of the god Ra, so that the sun would rise up in the sky. In death, that obligation continued in the form of a perilous journey through the underworld. (2:14)

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