King Tut's New Face

King Tut Mummy in Tomb (Egypt)
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French forensic anthropologist Jean-Nokl Vignal's "skull map" was used to make this silicone-skinned reconstruction of Tut's face. The sculptor is one of the worlds leading anthropological artists, Elisabeth Daynhs of Paris. She also worked with archaeological information supplied by Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquitiestwo wooden sculptures made of Tut during his youth.

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—Photograph from Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt, and National Geographic Society, 2005
 
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