National Geographic : 2005 Jun
MODERN TECHNOLOGY REOPENS THE ANCIENT CASE OF rt v.x C_k 8b 8s6a 0 0 He was just a teenager when he died. The last heir of a powerful family that had ruled Egypt and its empire for centuries, he was laid to rest laden with gold and eventually forgotten. Since the discovery of his tomb in 1922, the modern world has speculated about what happened to him, with murder the most extreme possibility. Now, leaving his tomb for the first time in almost 80 years, Tut has undergone a CT scan (above) that offers new clues about his life and death-and provides precise data for an accurate forensic reconstruction (right) of the boyish pharaoh.