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Archeologists clash in Egypt over King Tut tomb theory

CAIRO (AP) — Archeologists clashed at a conference in Egypt on Sunday over a theory that secret burial chambers could be hidden behind the walls of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. Speaking at the conference, former antiquities minister and famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass rejected the theory that undiscovered chambers lie behind the …

Scans suggest Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut’s tomb – Telegraph

New scans give ‘further evidence’ that Egypt’s lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tutankhamun’s tomb High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including whatone British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti. If proven, the discovery …

Looters rip heads off 2 mummies at Egyptian Museum

CAIRO (AP) – Would-be looters broke into Cairo’s famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 10 small artifacts before being caught and detained by soldiers, Egypt’s antiquities chief said Saturday. Zahi Hawass said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum’s antiquities, …