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Getting his head examined

In 1968 UK scientist Ronald Harrison re-opened Tutankhamun's coffin to X-ray the mummy. The original X-rays have never been on public display - until now.

You can see three of Tutankhamun's skull X-rays at the Science Museum. They've given 21st century scientists new clues about the Pharaoh's life.



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See Tutankhamun's X-rays at the Science Museum
Image: Alison Boyle

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