?Recently scans were done on #King Tutankhamun’s burial ground, and to archaeologists’ amazement, there could be more treasure hidden than anyone expected. Of course, everyone knows about the hidden doors among the #Egyptian tombs, but scientist believe that there are hidden doorways that might hold the resting place of #Queen Nefertiti.
The claims were made after British archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Reeves at the University of Arizona studied the high-resolution scans of the walls of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber. The chamber is located in the Valley of the Kings, which is near Luxor. The scans are believe to reveal two hidden entrances behind the painted plaster. It appears that one of the doorways lead to a store room and the other a continuation of the burial chamber of Tutankhamun’s. If this is true the world is in for a more amazing discovery than anyone could ever dream.
“Dr. Reeves wrote in a paper published by the Amarna Royal Tombs Project, which he heads: “Cautious evaluation of the … scans over the course of several months has yielded results which are beyond intriguing: indications of two previously unknown doorways, one set within a larger partition wall and both seemingly untouched since antiquity. The implications are extraordinary.” (Guardian, 2015)
The burial chamber of Tutankhamun is small and richly furnished, it has puzzled many of scientists and archaeologists since it was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter. One of the things that puzzled archaeologists was the size of the tomb because it always gave the appearance to them that it was an extension to a larger tomb on that might belong to Queen #Nefertiti.
Nefertiti has always been known for her grace and beauty. She was the wife to Pharaoh Akhenaten-Tutankhamen’s father-and ruled with him as the queen of Egypt during the 14th century BC. Her tomb has never been found.