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Thursday, December 13, 2012

The King's Toe Has Been Repaired

Only yesterday we were discussing the distressing news that King Amenhotep II's mummy had suffered the loss of its right big toe. you'll be pleased to know that the toe has been repaired.

Apparently a poor seal  in the case caused the leakage of nitrogen, which led the damage to the toe. The article does not explain how the toe as reattached.

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