Tut's Face Displayed for First Time

King Tut displayed for first time to public picture
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The face and feet of King Tutankhamun are the only visible parts of the mummy, which now lies shrouded in linen in a high-tech display case in the antechamber of the pharaoh's tomb near Luxor, Egypt.

Hawass, an explorer-in-residence with the National Geographic Society, said that Tut's face is different from the face of any ancient king currently featured at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. (National Geographic News is part of the National Geographic Society.)

"He has these beautiful buck teeth  and therefore the tourists will see a little bit of a smile on the face of the golden boy, Tutankhamun."

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—Photograph by AP Photo/Ben Curtis
 
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