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The other KV35 mummy. Who is it?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have there been any new developments relating to this mummy?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nothing as his DNA results have still not been released. All we ever will know is who he is related to, and his name will always remain as speculation. In 38 years of rule it's not impossible that Amunhotep II had more then two sons, and that Akhenaten in 17 years may have had more than one. Also still no expert analysis on how he might have received such severe internal injuries, or of that of the Younger Lady come to that. It's like a black hole that no experts want to even consider, at least in public.
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Itís frustrating. I hope that the wealth of material from KV40 can also be published as that looks quite promising in terms of information about the harems of Tuthmose IV and Amenhotep III.

https://www.academia.edu/15574493/KV_40_a_burial_place_for_the_royal_entourage
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I guess we still have a while to wait before we see a comprehensive report. What's really frustrating is that KV40, like KV21, TA26 and other tombs, while ransacked in antiquity, were completely trashed in modern times at the end of the 19th Century.

It's probably not the done thing to point to other forums, but while the Amarna threads here are silent, to say the least, an extraordinary thread, 716 pages long now, exits here
https://historum.com/threads/akhenaten-box-carter-archive-001k.124711/

A deal of the content is "odd" at times, but not all, and recently Marianne Luban has joined the discussion, with her take on the matter.
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