An image of the head of King Amenhotep I created using computed tomography (CT) scanning, in Cairo, Egypt. Photo:  EPA-EFE / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities
An image of the head of King Amenhotep I created using computed tomography (CT) scanning, in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities

Scans reveal details of unwrapped ancient Egyptian mummy King Amenhotep I

  • Amenhotep’s mummy was found along with those of other kings and queens in a cache in Luxor in 1881 and transferred to Cairo
  • The results of a study, published on Tuesday, showed that Amenhotep’s face resembled that of his father, and estimated his age at death to be 35 years

Topic |   Archaeology and palaeontology
An image of the head of King Amenhotep I created using computed tomography (CT) scanning, in Cairo, Egypt. Photo:  EPA-EFE / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities
An image of the head of King Amenhotep I created using computed tomography (CT) scanning, in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities
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