Tutankhamun's Life

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Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues (English) | Close X | Understanding the text «Prev Page 28 Next» | | Q1 Q1(ii) Q1(iii) Q1(iv) Q1(v) Q2(i) Q2(ii) Q2(iii) Q2(iv) | Question 1: King Tut’s body has been subjected to repeated scrutiny. * ------------------------------------------------- Answer * ------------------------------------------------- Discussion * ------------------------------------------------- Share This was so because King Tut was just a teenager when he died. Since the discovery of his tomb in 1922, the modern world started contemplating on the mysterious circumstances under which he died, with murder being the most probable reason. Question 1(ii): Howard Carter’s investigation was resented. *…show more content…
Question 2(ii): What were the results of the CT scan? * ------------------------------------------------- Answer * ------------------------------------------------- Discussion * ------------------------------------------------- Share Various baffling and strange results that came up after the CT scan are listed below. * A grey head took shape which could be tilted in every direction; * Neck vertebrae appeared very clearly; * Other images in the CT scan revealed a hand, several views of the rib cage and a transection of the skull. Question 2(iii): List the advances in technology that have improved forensic analysis. * ------------------------------------------------- Answer * ------------------------------------------------- Discussion * ------------------------------------------------- Share The advancements in technology can be seen from relying on results of X-ray to focussing on computed tomography, commonly known as CT scan. In this, hundreds of X-rays are put together in cross-section, like slices of bread to create a three-dimensional virtual body. This change in forensic analysis has helped in researching on dead bodies to a great deal. Question 2(iv): Explain the statement, “King Tut is one of the first mummies to be scanned — in death, as in life ...” * ------------------------------------------------- Answer * ------------------------------------------------- Discussion *
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