King Tut: Egyptian Pharaoh's Burial May Have Been Rush Job

King Tut, silent in Egypt's Valley of the Kings for 3,000 years, may still have secrets to reveal. Researchers, examining what remains of ancient microbes on the walls of the young pharaoh's tomb, surmise that he may have been buried in a hurry, so quickly that the walls had not even dried when the tomb was closed. Tutankhamen is believed to have died in his late teens. We may never know why -- perhaps he had a head injury, or malaria, or an infection from a broken leg. His tomb is somewhat...Full Story
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