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What was he like?

The mummy is 1.63 metres tall. This is probably a little shorter than Tutankhamun was in life, as his body may have shrunk during mummification. When Carter lifted Tutankhamun's mask the mummy's face was already dried and brittle, but quite well preserved. And his eyes were open.

Experts think that Tutankhamun was between 16 and 18 years old when he died over 3000 years ago. And he probably reigned for less than ten years.



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