Scientists analyze the DNA of King Tut: The results might surprise you

Published On May 4, 2014 | By Admin | All the way black, The latest posts

What do we really know about King Tut? Not much if you’re like most Americans. Maybe this video is an opportunity to learn more about this extraordinary king. Scientists have analyzed Tuts DNA and descendants, perhaps to find additional clues about his life and lineage. The results might surprise you.

Here are a few facts about King Tut that you might want to know:

Tutankhamun (alternatively spelled with Tutenkh-, -amen, -amon) was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut. His original name, Tutankhaten, means “Living Image of Aten”, while Tutankhamun means “Living Image of Amun”.

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