Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by KarlMarx, May 11, 2005.
KING TUT ARTICLE
This ends decades of speculation about King Tut's cause of death at the age of 19
fascinating, isnt it?
Painful way to go, but I am sure he was given painkillers.
They did use mandrake and hashish for pain relief.The only other pain killer I know of back then was opium and that wasn't introduced to Egypt until after the Romans occupied Egypt.
Yeah, but these guys were advanced, they came up with beer ya know!
I thought the Babylonians invented/discovered beer, sometime around 2000 BC.
It appears it could have easily been invented by several cultures at the same time...
I was about to visit that site, but my cookies all got deleted and I couldn't get onto my home page where I have it bookmarked...
I was always under the impression that he died from a blow to the head as was previously speculated on...It now makes sense that a infection was the cause of death...probably of the staff type..entered the spinal cord then the brain...rare but a killer just the same!
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