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24 April, 2023 - 17:38
The Tut Is Not My Son!
It could be quite the talk show: Who is King Tut’s real father? The host would be handed an envelope with the paternity test results. The audience hushes, clutching their seats, biting their nails...
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4 November, 2022 - 13:54
King Tut’s Centenary! 6 Fascinating Facts About Tutankhamun’s Tomb
100 years ago today (November 4th) British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamun’s legendary tomb. This famous discovery was essential in the field of archaeology, as it became...
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19 March, 2021 - 14:02
Revealing the Face and Identity of the Controversial Mummy KV55
Ever since mummy KV55 was discovered in 1907, it has generated deep interest, debate, and controversy. The big issues have been identifying the KV55 mummy in ancient Egyptian history and combining...
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29 March, 2017 - 15:37
The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Shadowy Sovereigns and Risky Reburials–Part IV
The German Egyptologist Walther Wolf was unsparing in his description of Akhenaten, calling him a man who epitomized “sick ugliness and nervous decadence”. The greatest irony of the entire Amarna...
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22 March, 2017 - 14:38
The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Resurrecting the Rebel Ruler–Part III
Akhenaten’s short-lived capital, Amarna, was the epicenter of the unpalatable religious changes that pharaoh had unleashed on his country. The ensuing tumult which pervaded Egypt during this dark...
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15 March, 2017 - 14:46
The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Saga of a Botched Excavation–Part II
The entire Amarna epoch and those who strutted upon its stage have always presented a conundrum for Egyptologists. In early 1907, one of the most valuable finds – Tomb 55 – promised to finally lift...
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13 March, 2017 - 16:34
The Magic, Mystery and Madness of Tomb 55: Seeking the Amarna Dead–Part I
When Pharaoh Akhenaten abandoned the traditional capital Thebes (Waset) and headed to his dream city Akhetaten – built to glorify the solar deity, the Aten – he swore never to return. But, such...
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17 June, 2016 - 03:46
Egyptologists Set to Unravel the Identity of Mystery Pharaoh from Tomb KV55
An ancient Eygptian tomb excavated in 1907 still holds mysteries. Chief among them: Who exactly was buried there? Was it Akhenaten, a radical pharaoh who overturned all the Egyptians knew about their...
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26 January, 2015 - 00:46
The Mystery of Egyptian Tomb KV55 in the Valley of the Kings
In 1907, a mysterious tomb was discovered in Egypt. Known as KV55, the tomb contained a variety of artifacts and a single body. Identification of the body has been complicated by the fact that the...
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