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Solving the mystery of Tutankhamun's lineage

Posted on Monday, 15 February, 2010 | Comment icon 1 comment


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Science and new technologies are helping to reveal more and more of the secrets of the boy King Tutankhamun.

DNA tests are being conducted on samples taken from the mummified body of Tutankhamun in an effort to trace his lineage, the results are expected to be released on Wednesday.

"New technology is helping answer the riddles in the life, and death, of the boy pharaoh."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Eldorado on 16 February, 2010, 20:35
Some good info and short video on the latest tests being carried out on the "Boy King". http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8516425.stm




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