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King Tut "Irreversibly Damaged" by Botched Repair

  1. Jan 23, 2015 #1
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  3. Jan 23, 2015 #2


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    So long as everyone calms down and documents what did and did not happen, the provenance has NOT been affected. Lie, fib, and cover up, and posterity will have many rude things to say.
  4. Jan 23, 2015 #3
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  5. Jan 23, 2015 #4
    I actually saw the original King Tut exhibit in the 70's when I was a kid, in Los Angeles. It was really cool. These beautifully crafted sculptures many of which were made out of solid gold. I do remember that. Also, these kind of hybrid human-animal forms. Pretty trippy for a ten year old.
  6. Jan 23, 2015 #5


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    But King Tut is still dead, right?
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    And do you recall me telling you not to play with your yo-yo right there?
  8. Jan 24, 2015 #7
    Anybody who has ever visited the chaotic mess that is the Cairo Museum will not be in any way surprised.
  9. Jan 24, 2015 #8
    That's a great idea. Let's use epoxy on a relic that has a lot of cultural meaning across the world to save our butts because if they realize we broke it while cleaning we are done for. We are done for too if they realize we used epoxy, but by then we will be far away. Besides, they wanted to save money. They get what they pay. It's not our fault.

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