Did a Soldier Kill King Tut?
Did a Soldier Kill King Tut? - Investigating
the possible Murder of Tutankhamun
Background information about the
possible murder of Tutankhamun and a prime suspect - an Enemy Soldier. In 1968 and
1978 x-ray examinations of the mummy of Tutankhamun
revealed that the mummy
of King Tut had a mysterious dense spot on the lower back of the
skull. This lead to speculation that the young King
Tut had been killed, or murdered, by a blow on his head. But did
Did an enemy Soldier Kill King Tut?
In 2005 a further investigation and
examinations of the mummy were conducted by
team of Egyptian scientists led by Dr. Zahi Hawass,
the Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities.
The team used
a CT scan on the mummy revealing that the skull
injury was likely to have been caused during the embalming process. They
also found damage to the left thighbone suggesting that Tutankhamun had
badly broken his leg before he died which could have possibly become
Did a Soldier Kill King Tut? - The Suspect,
an Enemy Soldier
An Enemy Soldier has been
put forward as a prime suspect in the possible murder of King Tut. Could
the young pharaoh Tutankhamun been injured in battle fighting enemy
soldiers. Did a battle with the enemy result in a chariot accident? Did
King Tut fall from his chariot? Were the Ancient Egyptians engaged in
conflict or campaigns during the reign of Tutankhamun? Could an unknown
enemy soldier be a suspect in the ultimate death of King Tut?
Did a Soldier Kill King Tut? - Did an Enemy Soldier
have the Opportunity?
Were the Ancient Egyptians engaged
in conflict or campaigns during the reign of Tutankhamun? The wars
during the reign of King Tut were fought against the Hittites, the
Mitanni, the Nubians and the Assyrians. The East Delta of the Nile was
threatened by Hittite invaders from Palestine and Syria. The Mitanni
mounted invasions from northern Mesopotamia and the Kushite raiders from Nubia and the Sudan
also waged war against the Ancient Egyptians during the reign of King
Tut. King Tut may have well
been a warrior king, fighting in these battles.
A box from the tomb of Tutankhamun tomb depicts
him attacking Nubians and Syrians. There are also depictions on the tomb of Tutankhamun
showing scenes where he is riding a chariot and no less than six
chariots were buried with King Tut in his tomb. So it would seem that an
enemy soldier would have the opportunity to engage Tutankhamun in battle
which might have ultimately caused his untimely death
Did a Soldier Kill King Tut?
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