Tutankhamun

Events

Howard Carter Discovered Tutankhamen's Tomb

November 4, 1922 - November 29, 1922

King Tut's Inner Sarcophagus is removed, revealing the Mummy

October 28, 1925

Dense Spot in Tut's Skull found by X-Rays

1968

University of Liverpool researchers used X-Rays to find a dense spot in the back of his skull, causing speculation on homicide.

CT Scans disprove homicide, show broken leg

2005

Egyptian council of Antiquities conduct CT scan that reveals the dense spot in the skull was from embalming and a broken leg may be the cause of Tut's death

DNA Testing shows Malaria is cause of death

September 2007 - October 2009

DNA and Radiological Testing done by Dr. Zahi Hawass shows that the most probable cause of death was a combination of malaria tropica and avascular necrosis.

Radar Scans done in Tut's Tomb

April 1, 2016

Radar scans were done in King Tut's tomb to look for hidden chambers in the walls, possibly looking for the body of Nefertiti

MRI Scans show leg was broken by Carter

2025 - 2026

High-power MRI scans conclude that the broken part of Tut's leg was caused by Howard Carter's excavation, and was not the cause of death

DNA collection of Tut allows for experimentation

2045 - 2047

DNA collection of Tut, as well as advanced cloning technologies has allowed the potential for experimentation on cloning Tut's body

Successful clone of Tut's body completed

2060 - 2063

A successful clone of Tut's body is completed, and thus, researchers are able to tell exactly how he lived, died, and was preserved.