The mystery of the death of the young pharaoh to the fore.. “He was driving his chariot drunk”!

The main reason behind the death of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun in his youth is still a great mystery to archaeologists and Egyptologists. There are conflicting opinions about the main cause of the death of the young king, but an Egyptologist recently proposed a new theory about his death, which sparked great controversy and pushed the mystery to the fore again.

According to what was reported by the “BBC Science Focus” website. BBC Science Focus, Biomedical Egyptologist Sophia Aziz said that Tutankhamun died due to a high-speed chariot accident while he was under the influence of alcohol. She said the king was like any teenager, driving the cart while he was drinking.

She added that the carriage was involved in an accident that resulted in Tutankhamun suffering serious leg fractures, which later caused an infection, and then his death.

It is reported that in 2010, a group of Egyptologists X-rayed the mummy of the young pharaoh to better understand the cause of his death. The examination revealed that the king, who was only 19 years old when he died, not only had malaria, but was also suffering from multiple health disorders at the time of his death.

Previous studies claimed that Tutankhamun needed a walking stick because he had painful Kohler’s disease, in addition to deformities in his feet.

According to the newspaper “Daily Mail” Daily Mail The British Egyptologist, Sophia Aziz, ruled out all these “hypotheses”, based on the possessions found in the king’s tomb as evidence, as the ancient Egyptians buried their dead with things they could use in the afterlife, according to their beliefs.

Aziz denied that Tutankhamun was subject to medical treatment for certain diseases at the time of his death, pointing to the chariots, armor and wine found in the king’s tomb. The Egyptologist indicated that these properties indicate that the pharaoh was a “warrior king”, whose life ended after a serious injury in his chariot that led to serious injuries.

She confirmed that the apparent mutilation of his mummy is due to the tight bandages and the use of “resin” during the embalming process.

Aziz said at the Cheltenham Science Festival: “When I studied Tutankhamun, I concluded that there was no evidence that he was disabled Or suffers from congenital foot deformities known as clubfoot.

“His legs were normal. If he had a deformity, he would have difficulty walking, but the long bones show no evidence of that,” she added.

Aziz concluded, “We may never know exactly how Tutankhamun died unless they find something with the internal organs. I don’t think we can discover anything else until then.”

It is noteworthy that the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered by archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922, and the tomb revealed puzzling evidence about a child who became pharaoh in 1336 BC, when he was only nine years old, before he died suddenly at the age of nineteen.

His tomb gained wide fame after its discovery, because his body remained untouched for nearly 30 centuries after his death, and the tomb was not looted by grave robbers like most of the tombs of other pharaohs.

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