Egyptian treasure riddle cracked after 160 years: Missing fragments reveal 3,400-year-old wooden box is linked to Pharaoh Amenhotep II



It was discovered in the 1850s, but details on this rare ancient Egyptian treasure have remained a mystery to experts. 
Now, the 3,400-year-old fragmented wooden box has been pieced together by a museum in Scotland.
Experts believe the treasure has royal associations to Pharaoh Amenhotep II - something which had long been guessed-at, but never before confirmed.   
PHARAOH AMENHOTEP II  Pharaoh Amenhotep III inherited an empire that stretched from the Euphrates to Sudan.
The 18th dynasty ruler became king aged around 12, with his mother as regent.
He is believed to have ruled Egypt between... read more

 
11 January 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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