Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The new region of tomb could hold the remains
of Queen Nefertiti Researchers in Egypt believe they are
on the verge of uncovering a hidden chamber in the tomb of King Tutankhamun,
also known as King Tut.
A new exploration of the 3,300-year-old tomb using infrared and radar
technology has revealed portions of a wall of a different temperature than
other parts, indicating that it may lead to a sealed-off chamber, AFP
reports.
Experts are now 90% sure of the hidden chamber's existence,
Egypt's antiquities minister said Saturday.
There are multiple theories for what could be found in the chamber.
Some
experts believe it may hold the long-sought mummy of Queen Nefertiti, who was
the wife of King Tut's father Akhenaten.
Others believe it could the resting
place of Kiya, another of Akhenaten's wives.
Scans of the tomb are being sent to archeological experts in Japan for a
process that is expected to take about a month.
[AFP] This article originally appeared on time.com.

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