Saving the Boy King

November 2007
Current Events;11/19/2007, Vol. 107 Issue 10, p4
The article presents information on the efforts put by archaeologists to save Egypt's King Tutankhamen's mummy from getting more damaged. It reports that on November 4, 2007, archaeologists carefully lifted King Tutankhamen's mummy from an elaborate gold casket nestled inside a stone sarcophagus and draped a white linen shroud over the rest of his thin body and sealed him inside a climate-controlled glass case. The case will keep moisture from further deteriorating Tutankhamen's body.


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