Sunday, August 10, 2008

How To Find a Mummy's Mommy's Mommy's Mummy? MtDNA.

Egypt is examining the DNA of the mummified foetuses buried with Tutankhamen. It's assumed they're his children, and his only known wife was the daughter of Queen Nefertiti. Queen Nefertiti's mummy has never been identified, but they've been running DNA tests on all their mummies, and hope to find a match.

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