King Tut: The Face of Tutankhamun, Vol. 4 - Heads in the Sand (1992)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government, World History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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This fourth episode of King Tut: The Face of Tutankhamun considers the future of King Tut's remains and the lessons learned in their excavation and display. Modern techniques are used to confirm the age and royal heritage of the mummy. The video also considers the damage that is continually done to the ancient artifacts by the environment they are in and the handling they receive. Also investigated are the moral dilemmas raised by the excavation and exhibition of the dead.

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archaeology, aristocracy, Egyptian [nationality], pharaoh, tomb