Skip to comments.King Tut slain by sword in the knee
Posted on 02/04/2006 8:27:21 AM PST by SunkenCiv
The group found traces of gold leaf bearing animal symbols in the late pharaoah's right kneecap, leading them to surmise that it had fallen off Tutankhamun's raiments and lodged in a hole during mummification. The hole in question appears to have been caused by a sword, they say.
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Fractured Leg Bone Not The End Of Tutankhamen Mystery
Science Daily/University Of Liverpool | 2005-04-01
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X-ray attempt to find out why Tutankhamen died
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Worse yet, after they cut his knee, they forced him to eat ex-lax brownies.
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