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Egyptian archaeologists unwrap Amenhotep I mummy, rewrite history

Egyptian archaeologists rewrite history after digitally unwrapping the mummy of Pharaoh King Amenhotep I, whose secrets were kept for thousands of years.
The tomb of Thuya, the mother of Queen Tiye who was the Great Royal Wife of Pharoah Amenhotep III, is displayed at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 15, 2014.

The mummy of Egyptian Pharaoh King Amenhotep I has kept its secrets under a funerary mask for nearly a century and a half since its discovery in 1881, until Egyptian archaeologists were able to recently unwrap it.

An Egyptian research team consisting of Sahar Saleem, professor of radiology at Cairo University's Faculty of Medicine, and Egyptologist and former Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass managed to examine the mummy of the king, whose rule of Egypt (1525-1504 B.C.), by digitally unwrapping it using advanced computerized tomography (CT) scans.

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