King Tut's New Face

King Tut Mummy in Tomb (Egypt)
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Inside King Tutankhamuns tomb in Egypt, in January 2005, Zahi Hawass, head of Egypts Supreme Council of Antiquities, removes padding to reveal the mummy.

Hawass then helped convey the mummy to a nearby mobile CT scanner. The scans would later help forensic experts to recreate Tut's face.

Read the story about the CT scan.
—Photograph by Kenneth Garrett,
copyright June 2005 National Geographic magazine
 
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