THE REAL FACE OF PHARAOH TUTANKHAMUN

The REAL face of King Tut: Pharaoh had girlish hips, a club foot and buck teeth according to ‘virtual autopsy’ that also revealed his parents were brother and sister


• ‘Virtual autopsy’ composed of more than 2,000 computer scans carried out
• Genetic analysis of Tutankhamun’s family showed his parents were brother and sister
• Family history could also have led to his premature death in his late teens
• Various myths have him murdered or dying in chariot race
• Club foot would have made it impossible to take part in chariot racing

 

The boy king has fascinated the world since his tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922.

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Now a virtual autopsy comprised of thousands of scans has revealed that much of what we thought about Tutankhamun was wrong and far from being murdered or dying in a chariot race, his early death may have been due to physical and genetic problems caused by his parents being brother and sister.

 

 

Source: Daily Mail / Oct. 20, 2014

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