The remains of Tutankhamun

  title={The remains of Tutankhamun},
  author={R. G. Harrison and A. B. Abdalla},
  pages={8 - 14}
The Postmortem Agency of Tutankhamun (ca. 1336-1327 BCE)
: The death of individual does not bring a loss of agency, but rather it develops into a new form that still has the ability to affect the living. The theoretical concept of postmortem agency is
Identifications of ancient Egyptian royal mummies from the 18th Dynasty reconsidered.
The meta-analysis confirms the suggested identity of some mummies and investigates the methods and pitfalls in the identification of the Pharaohs since new scientific methods can be used, such as ancient DNA-profiling and CT-scanning.
Body height of mummified pharaohs supports historical suggestions of sibling marriages.
The selected non-invasive approach of body height is the most reliable indicator of sibling marriages of pharaohs based on direct physical evidence and there appears to be no correlation between the level of inbreeding and individual body height.
Tutankhamun's Dentition: The Pharaoh and his Teeth.
A cephalometric analysis was performed using a lateral skull X-ray and a review of the literature regarding King Tutankhamun´s mummy and the results imply diagnosis of mandibular retrognathism.
Purported medical diagnoses of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, c. 1325 BC-.
  • F. Rühli, S. Ikram
  • Medicine
    Homo : internationale Zeitschrift fur die vergleichende Forschung am Menschen
  • 2014
Medicine ’ s Role in Decoding Ancient Egypt
Recent medical investigations have worked to decode some of the great mysteries surrounding the life of various Ancient Egyptians. The research has sparked debate over this mysterious civilization;


An Anatomical Examination of the Pharaonic Remains Purported to be Akhenaten
Fairman in his review and re-examination of the inscriptions on the coffin and the 'magical bricks' found in the Tomb of Tiye concludes that the coffin was originally made for Meritaten, and presumes that her body was subsequently removed and the mummy of Smenkhkares reinterred in it.
Observations on the Dental Pathology Seen in Ancient Egyptian Skulls
  • F. Leek
  • Medicine
    The Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa = Die Tydskrif van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid-Afrika
  • 1967
It is now recognized that examples of caries, the most prevalent disease of the teeth, existed in skulls of much earlier populations, and there is growing evidence that caries was not so uncommon even as far back as the upper Palaeolithic times.
Kinship of Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen affirmed by Serological Micromethod: Kinship of Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen demonstrated Serologically
Kinship of Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen affirmed by Serological Micromethod: Kinship-Tunkhamen-SmenkhKare relationship demonstrated Serologically.
Kinship of Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen affirmed by Serological Micromethod: Microdetermination of Blood Group Substances in Ancient Human Tissue
A new serological micromethod has been used to show that the XVIIIth dynasty pharaohs Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen both belong to the same blood groups A2 and MN.