Radar Scans Reveal Hidden Chamber In King Tut’s Tomb

Radar Scans Reveal Hidden Chamber In King Tut’s Tomb
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The first radar scans of the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings have been completed, strongly indicating the presence of hidden chambers, Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty announced in a press conference Thursday. The scans, conducted in late November 2015 by radar specialist Hirokatsu Watanabe, revealed two chambers hidden behind the northern and western walls of the chamber where the pharaoh lies entombed. El-Damaty did not speculate on whether the rooms are filled with treasure but did note that the radar scan suggested the presence of metal and organic material in the northern chamber and organic material in the western chamber. However, while there is probably …

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