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Thursday, November 16, 2017

The tomb of Tutankhamen was intended for women


The famous tomb of king Tutankhamun, perhaps the original was not built for him. Location in the tomb of moves and a number of other signs of evidence in favor of the fact that it was supposed to be buried the woman. This statement was made by a group of archaeologists under the direction of Chris Montana Egyptian research society.


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Primarily on the suspicion that the tomb of Tutankhamun is “female”, scientists gave the fact that the first turn after the descent it leads to the right. Usually men’s graves was characterized by a left turn because a left turn in the ancient Egyptian culture represents masculinity. To date discovered only two tombs of the period of the 18th dynasty of the Egyptian pharaohs, the first corner which leads to the right, and one of them buried Tutankhamun, and the other — the woman-Pharaoh Hatshepsut.

Also in favor of the fact, that originally in the tomb of Tutankhamen had to be buried the woman, attested by a number of other factors, including its small size and even that famous funerary mask of the Pharaoh has a number of feminine traits, writes The Daily Mail.

Interestingly, in March in the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in the scan result, have found evidence for the existence of two secret rooms, which previously was unknown. According to one of the first made in connection with this assumption was that one of these rooms is the burial place of Nefertiti, “the main wife” Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and, according to some versions, the mother of Tutankhamun. Previously, some experts have speculated that originally the tomb of Tutankhamen may have been intended for Nefertiti, and as the March, and a new discovery can testify in favor of this assumption.

The tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered intact in 1922, and many experts tend to regard this event as important archaeological discovery in history.

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