The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP
The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP
Egypt

Egypt autopsy offers new clues 3,600 years after pharaoh’s murder

  • Hi-tech scans of Seqenenre Tao II’s mummy show wounds skilfully hidden by embalmers, suggesting he was killed in an ‘execution ceremony’
  • Researchers have spent decades trying to decipher the death of Seqenenre, whose corpse was found in the late 19th century and had visible wounds on its face

Topic |   Egypt
The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP
The mummy of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II, who led the Egyptian troops against the Hyksos invaders. Photo: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AFP
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