Modern Preservation for Ancient Mummification

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Nov 5, 2007   Updated: Jul 4 2011 • References:
King Tut, the famous teenage ruler of Egypt, was buried in linen in a gold underground tomb. For the first time in history, archaeologists have removed the beige covering to reveal the 19 year old king for the first time. After the showing, the fabric was replaced, but his face and feet were left exposed. The body will be moved to a climate controlled case for preservation.

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