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Gold face

Found enclosed in four tombs, sealed into 3 golden sarcophagi…

… he was the last of his family.

Son of an incest between his father Amenhotep IV and one of his sister. His half-sister wife, Ankhesenamun, couldn’t escape two consecutive stillbirths.

He died of malaria and genetic diseases.

His mummy rotted and didn’t survive his time. His name was Tutankhamun.

Pictures shot at the homonym exhibition.

Click each picture to zoom in.

 

Posted by lorenzoborghi on November 24, 2020

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