King Tut's New Face

King Tut Mummy in Tomb (Egypt)
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Forensic sculptor Elisabeth Daynhs used tissue-depth information to lay clay over plastic skull models. She then added layers of fleshlike silicone, estimating the kings eyebrow thickness and approximate shape and size of the nose, lips, and ears.

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—Reconstruction by Elisabeth Daynhs; photograph by Kenneth Garrett; copyright; June 2005 National Geographic magazine
 
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