Tomographic analysis of the mummy of Tutankhamun almost fell because of the curse of the pharaoh

24.01.2005

24.01.2005


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Earlier this year, researchers conducted a tomographic study of the mummy of Tutankhamun, the Egyptian Pharaoh, who ascended the throne at the age of eight and died aged 18-19 years, about 1323 BC January 5-6, scientists have made more than a thousand pictures mummy. The scan results are not yet public.

Meanwhile, as passed, the Egyptian media before shooting occurred three incidents forced the recall of the "curse of the pharaoh." At first, I almost got in an accident with a van tomographic installation, then began a sandstorm, which forced to postpone the work, before taking two hours out of service installation.

Now the Egyptian scientists are going to hold a CT scan mummy of Ramses II. As explained by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, a renowned scholar Dr. Zahi Hawass, "the goal of future research — to establish the true identity of the pharaoh and the elucidation of the true causes of his death."

CT scan, according to the Egyptian scientists will present a three-dimensional image of the appearance of Pharaoh to set his royal descent, to determine the exact age of the Pharaoh, the time of his life and death.

About Ramesses II little is known — the son of the king of the web, he was born in 1300 BC, died in 1230 BC During his reign, had conquered Syria, Ethiopia, part of Arabia, to initiate the Suez Canal. In Luxor, in memory of Ramesses II have survived two colossal statues of the pharaoh, who was famous during his lifetime passion for the construction of grand buildings. This is reported RIA "Novosti" and ITAR-TASS.

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See also: The Mysteries of the Great Pyramids, the progenitor of birds is found.

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