King Tut's New Face

King Tut Mummy in Tomb (Egypt)
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Sculptor Elisabeth Daynhs used glass eyes and implanted hair for this reconstruction of Tutankhamun. Skin tone, which could have varied from very dark to very light, was based on an average shade of modern Egyptians. Eye makeup known as kohl was also added, as it may have been worn by the king.

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