Here's what we know. Somewhere in the area of 3,350 years ago, Egypt was (briefly) ruled by a teenager named Tutankhamen. His tomb has been thoroughly explored, its treasures (and alleged curses) divvied up nearly 100 years ago. We still don't have a very clear idea of the shape of his family tree, though, and we don't know where his closest relatives ended up. But the discovery of a new tomb might shed some light on both of those questions — especially since, if archaeologist Zahi Hawass is right, this tomb contains the remains of King Tut's half-sister/wife, Ankhesenamun.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas August 6, 2017
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