Fresh off the transom, here’s the latest in the ongoing investigation into whether Nefertiti’s eternal resting place is hiding out behind a secret door in King Tut’s tomb.
An update on the archeologist who thinks he might have found Nefertiti’s final resting place through a well-concealed door in King Tut’s tomb: The jury is very much still out on whether he’s found Nefertiti, but it’s starting to look like he could have found something.
Back in August, a British archeologist announced (to much fanfare) that he thought he knew where the famous Egyptian queen Nefertiti might be buried—in some hidden rooms off King Tut’s tomb. Now he’s back with an update.
An archeologist has a theory about where the famous ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti might be buried—through a door in her maybe-son Tutankhamun’s tomb. Well, that would be tremendously convenient.
Scholars have determined that the famous bust of Nefertiti was given a facelift of sorts: another statue of Nefertiti, with a bent nose and wrinkles, was found inside the bust. See? The real woman was within. Very clever indeed, Egypt.
• The weird, curly, gelatinous thing in the image at left is actually a duck penis. And, curiouser and curiouser, the female duck has a similarly corkscrew-shaped vagina - only it curves the opposite direction.
• Swiss art historian Henri Stierlin claims that the famous bust of Nefertiti housed in a Berlin museum is actually a fake, created in 1912 as a copy on which archeologists could test pigments. •