Posts Tagged ‘Horemheb’

Was King Tut a warrior king or “one sick kid”?  Even as the Family of Tutankhamun Project was publishing its findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association that the Boy King was a frail young man who needed a cane to walk, Egyptologist W. Raymond Johnson was publishing his evidence that Tut was an active young man who rode chariots into battle.

So which is the true Tut?  What if both versions are accurate?  Could this perfect storm of physical challenges and adventurous behavior have led Tutankhamun to a heroic but early grave?

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3
Sep

Eighteenth Dynasty

   Posted by: Shemsu Sesen

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23
Aug

Blogroll Roundup for August 23, 2009

   Posted by: Shemsu Sesen

   in Egypt in the News

Tomb preservation, mummy sweat, more forensic mummy studies, and bringing Nefertiti home…

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mut-tabIt’s 4 am, do you know where your mummy is?

Zahi Hawass is ready to do his next mummy DNA study, this time on Queen Mutnodjmet.  Unfortunately, Her Majesty is MIA.  This is actually a pretty big deal because as the DNA study of the Eighteenth Dynasty continues cross referencing may prove that Mutnodjmet and Nefertiti are actually sisters. 

I blog about this under my daytime name, Keith Payne, over at Heritage Key.  Check out Queen Mutnodjmet: Another Branch in Tutankhamun’s Genetic Line Found (and Lost)?

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10
Aug

Shemsu’s Interview with Zahi Hawass

   Posted by: Shemsu Sesen

   in Announcements, Egypt in the News, Vita Shemsi

zah-tabMy interview with Zahi Hawass has been posted to Heritage Key!

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10
Aug

Blogroll Roundup for August 10, 2009

   Posted by: Shemsu Sesen

   in Egypt in the News

The history of the ankh, the tomb of Horemheb, screaming mummies, and the Egypto-Jacko connection… 

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