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CATEGORY: Tutankhamen
Researchers Say King Tut’s Dagger Was Made From a Meteorite
June 3, 2016

The iron blade of an ornate dagger buried with Egypt’s King Tutankhamen in the 14th century B.C. likely came from a fallen meteorite, according to a new study. Read More

Radar Points to Secret Chamber in King Tut’s Tomb
December 1, 2015

Preliminary results of a high-tech radar scan appear to confirm the presence of a secret chamber hidden behind the walls of King Tut’s tomb. Read More

Has Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb Been Found?
August 13, 2015

A British archaeologist believes ancient Egypt’s Queen Nefertiti may be buried behind a secret door inside of King Tut’s tomb. Read More

Beard on King Tut’s Mask Snapped Off, Glued Back On
January 27, 2015

Egyptian Museum workers accidentally snapped the beard off King Tut’s burial mask and then used epoxy to glue it back. Can the damage be repaired? Read More

“Virtual Autopsy” of King Tut Paints Unflattering Picture
October 22, 2014

Researchers believe he had a club foot, buck teeth and a feminine physique, along with multiple diseases. Read More

Was King Tut Buried in a Hurry?
June 9, 2011

King Tut may have been hastily sealed into his tomb even before the paint on its walls had time to dry, according to new research. Read More

Did a Hippo Kill King Tut?
November 2, 2010

A new hypothesis that King Tut was killed by a hippopotamus is the latest attempt to solve one of ancient history's most perplexing riddles. Read More