Who Killed King Tut?: Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-Year-Old Mystery

Who Killed King Tut?: Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-Year-Old Mystery

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by Michael R. King, Gregory M. Cooper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1591024013

ISBN-13: 9781591024019

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Prometheus Books

The greatest archaeological find of the 20th century, and perhaps of all time, was the discovery in 1922 of the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen. Untouched for 3,300 years, the ancient tomb, filled with spectacular treasures, raised many questions about the legendary reign of this boy king. Recently Tut has been in the news again. Not only has a traveling

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The greatest archaeological find of the 20th century, and perhaps of all time, was the discovery in 1922 of the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen. Untouched for 3,300 years, the ancient tomb, filled with spectacular treasures, raised many questions about the legendary reign of this boy king. Recently Tut has been in the news again. Not only has a traveling museum exhibit of his tomb’s fascinating artifacts drawn the public’s attention, but also a CT scan of his body, which provides new evidence concerning the king’s fate, has received a good deal of media attention. Based on this new investigation, an Egyptian team of scientists and scholars has now publicly ruled out the possibility that Tut was murdered.
In this thorough and intriguing review of all of the evidence, two law enforcement specialists in forensics and the psychology of criminal behavior dispute the conclusions reached by the Egyptian team. Applying sophisticated crime-solving techniques used in the investigation of contemporary murders, Detectives King and Cooper make a compelling case that the cause of King Tut’s death was most likely murder.
The detectives’ investigation concentrates on Tut’s inner circle of close confidants. One by one, the suspects are eliminated, due to evidence or probable cause, until in the end the detectives focus on the most likely suspect.
For readers who enjoy mysteries, true crime, and history, Who Killed King Tut? is both an educational read and a real page-turner.

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ISBN-13:
9781591024019
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.62(d)

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Who Killed King Tut?: Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-Year-Old Mystery 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Good book
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So far this book is really for me becaudse I love lerning about Egypt a lot and so far Im almost finish with this book :)
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