Results for - King Tut's Beard Broken

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King Tut (Tutankhamun) ruled Egypt from 1336-1327 BC. He is thought to have been about 17 when he died. The boy king's burial mask is one of Egypt's most outstanding artifacts. Are you familiar with King Tut?

1. King Tut (Tutankhamun) ruled Egypt from 1336-1327 BC. He is thought to have been about 17 when he died. The boy king's burial mask is one of Egypt's most outstanding artifacts. Are you familiar with King Tut?

Yes
80%
1,745 votes
No
20%
438 votes

2. According to recent news reports from Egypt's state-owned Ahram Online, a conservator at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo claims the beard on King Tut's burial mask broke off by accident last year when the mask fell as it was being cleaned. Have you heard this news story?

Yes
21%
453 votes
No
79%
1,730 votes

3. Are you surprised this news is only now coming to light when the incident reportedly occurred last year?

Yes
40%
871 votes
No
33%
714 votes
Undecided
15%
321 votes
N/A
13%
277 votes

4. The conservator at the museum reportedly stated orders were received to fix the beard quickly and an inappropriate adhesive was used. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty has reportedly told Ahram Online stories of damage to the mask are unfounded. Were you aware there are conflicting accounts of this story?

Yes
10%
212 votes
No
67%
1,473 votes
Undecided
9%
192 votes
N/A
14%
306 votes
01/25/2015 News 2183 20 By: Bboopy13
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