Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Bust of Tutankhamum Created from Scans

"On Sunday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the National Geographic Channel premieres "King Tut's Final Secrets," a high-tech forensic investigationunveiling new findings related to his death and the first-ever reconstructionof his face and head using revolutionary 3-D CT scan imaging -- revealing whathe looked like on the day he died. This groundbreaking research is alsofeatured as the cover story of National Geographic magazine's June issue. This two-hour world premiere special follows Dr. Zahi Hawass, leadingarchaeologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, as he and a teamof Egyptian scientists remove the mummy from its sarcophagus for the firsttime in more than 25 years. The goal: use state of the art CT scan technologyto solve the mystery surrounding King Tut's death". See the article for more.

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