New evidence for King Tutankhamen's death: his bizarre embalming*

  title={New evidence for King Tutankhamen's death: his bizarre embalming*},
  author={W. Benson Harer},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  pages={228 - 233}
  • W. Harer
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Biology
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
Analysis of the 2005 computed tomography studies of the mummy of King Tutankhamen permit the analysis of the process by which the body was embalmed. The startling conclusion is that the embalmers started with a corpse from which the heart and anterior chest wall were missing. 
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