King Tut's cause of death ---- a broken leg

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    KING TUT ARTICLE

    This ends decades of speculation about King Tut's cause of death at the age of 19
     
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    fascinating, isnt it?
     
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    Painful way to go, but I am sure he was given painkillers.
     
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    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.
     
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    Yeah, but these guys were advanced, they came up with beer ya know!

    :beer:
     
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    I thought the Babylonians invented/discovered beer, sometime around 2000 BC.
     
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    It appears it could have easily been invented by several cultures at the same time...

     
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    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...
     
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    Wikipedia rocks! :rock:
     
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    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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