Ancient Flowers Found in Egypt Coffin

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: June 29, 2006   View Article

The last of eight sarcophagi from a recently discovered burial chamber in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings revealed ancient garlands of flowers.

A gaggle of researchers and media had gathered for the opening of the 3,000-year-old coffin, which archaeologists had hoped would contain the famous boy king Tutankhamun’s mother.

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