Photo Gallery: Mummy of Egypt's ''Lost Queen'' Found

Photo Gallery: Mummy of Egypt's ''Lost Queen'' Found
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The mummy of the pharaoh queen Hatshepsut sits on display at Cairo's Egyptian Museum.

The remains were recently identified as those of Hatshepsut using forensic and DNA testing, scientists announced today.

The discovery of ancient Egypt's "lost queen" brings to a close the centuries-long mystery of her whereabouts and also reveals details about the life and health of the female pharaoh.

Tests of her mummified tissue show that Hatshepsut died of bone cancer around the age of 50, suffered from diabetes, and was "obese," according to Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass.

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—Photograph by Amr Nabil/AP
 
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