Joe Baker
KV55 again
Tue Jul 4, 2017 04:30
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Hi All

Things are slow at the moment - not just this list but several others I follow. Meanwhile I did have my prostrate removed. Things went well.

For those who are still holding out and insusting that the KV55 mummy is NOT Akhenaten, I refer to my post 16980 at
http://disc.yourwebapps.com/discussion.cgi?id=177754;article=16980.

Now not only was the mummy in KV55 placed in a tomb intended for Akhenaten, containing objects naming Akhenaten and in a coffin made for Akhenaten, but recently we learnt of the rediscovery of gold foil that can only belong to Akhenaten and is likely to have come from the wrapping of the KV55 mummy - see
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/20438.aspx.

Regards Joe


    • re: KV55 againJaime O, Tue Jul 4 09:11
      Hi Joe I hope you make a swift recovery; my best of wishes. “For those who are still holding out and insusting that the KV55 mummy is NOT Akhenaten (…)” I held this position a year ago, and joined... more
      • re: KV55 againMarianne Luban, Tue Jul 4 12:00
        I think the two biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to understanding the Amarna period are the denial of a lengthy coregency and the refusal to believe in the young age of Akhenaten [when he was... more
        • re: KV55 againMarianne Luban, Tue Jul 4 12:30
          I had to consult the book "Scanning the Pharaohs" by Hawass and Saleem [the radiologist]. Although everything to do with the KV35YL in that work seems to me to be slanted toward the views of Z.... more
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