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A picture taken on January 23, 2015 shows the burial mask of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, who ruled Egypt from 1334 to 1325 BC, at the Cairo museum in the Egyptian capital. An Egyptian conservation group said it would sue the antiquities minister over a 'botched' repair of the mask of Tutankhamun that left a crust of dried glue on the priceless relic.

Tutankhamun's beard 'snapped off and stuck back on'

IT'S unlikely to be one that dramatically alters the course of ancient history, but yet another question mark hangs low and heavy under pharaoh Tutankhamun.

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BigBunny - Lismore

These antiquities are far better off in European Museums, like the Elgin Marbles. It is only rampant nationalism that leads to their retention and the use of poorly trained/paid and ignorant "curators" damaging world-significant items in Cairo's...

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You meet people at this time who are very imaginative and idealistic. Artists, visionaries, quacks, and "nuts" of all sorts seem to...

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