Boy Behind The Mask

January 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/18/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 15, p2
The article reports that scientists displayed the mummy of King Tutankhamen for the first time in history recently in Egypt. King Tut became the ruler of Egypt when he was only nine years old. He ruled for ten years and died at the age of 19. His tomb was discovered in 1922. He was buried wearing a gold mask and the scientists removed it to show the king's blackened face.


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