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New Evidence That King Tut Was Born Out of Incest

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New Evidence That King Tut Was Born Out of Incest

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Experts have always suspected something off in King Tut's family DNA. Now, by comparing the genetic profiles of his father, Akhenaten, and mother, they know why.

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    Sep 30
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    Sep 30

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King Tut's sudden death at the age of 19 has been a hotly debated topic ever since his tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings in 1922. Why did he die so young? Was he murdered? Was he killed in a chariot accident? To solve this 3,000-year-old cold case, a team of scientists will perform a virtual autopsy on the boy king, using modern technology. Their mission: to determine the cause of Tutankhamun's death and reveal, for the first time, the real boy behind the golden mask.

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