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Valley of the Kings

Howard Carter excavated Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 and was the first to examine the mummy, with the help of Dr Douglas Derry.

In 1968, Ronald Harrison from Liverpool University reopened the coffin to X-ray the Pharaoh. Some of Harrison's original X-rays are on display in antenna.



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Tutankhamun
Tutankhamun's skull X-ray
Image: Atlantic Productions

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