King Tut


King Tut

By MetaMetrics Inc.

This passage discusses the possible causes for the death of King Tut.


Scientists in Egypt can finally tell us the truth behind the death of King Tut. King Tut's 3,300-year-old tomb was discovered in 1922. No one could say how the 19-year-old king died. To find out, King Tut's mummy was x-rayed in 1968. The x-rays showed King Tut's bones. The bones in his head were fractured. Some concluded King Tut was fatally hit in the head. However, new pictures tell a different story. Recently King Tut was taken from his royal tomb. He was put on a scanner to scan his skull. The scanner sent 1,700 images to a computer. With the computer, scientists could examine King Tut from every angle. And he wouldn't be damaged. Scientists now agree King Tut wasn't killed by a blow to his head. They can't agree on how he died. Perhaps King Tut was poisoned. Maybe he got a deadly infection. There is more to investigate before this case is closed.