King Tut’s father identified in stone inscription

From King Tut’s Father ID’d in Stone Inscription.

An inscribed limestone block might have solved one of history’s greatest mysteries — who fathered the boy pharaoh King Tut.

"We can now say that Tutankhamun was the child of Akhenaten," Zahi Hawass, chief of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, told Discovery News.

The finding offers evidence against another leading theory that King Tut was sired by the minor king Smenkhkare.

Hawass discovered the missing part of a broken limestone block a few months ago in a [continue].

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  1. WOW! This period is one of my favorites in Egyptian history. I’ve read so many conflicting opinions- great to know that they are probably on track to finally prove one thing as true.

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