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Infrared thermography study suggests other chambers exist inside Tutankhamun's tomb

Infrared thermography could support Nicholas Reeves' theory suggesting the existence of another burial chamber inside King Tutankhamun’s tomb that could belong to Queen Nefertiti

Nevine El-Aref , Saturday 7 Nov 2015
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Twenty-four hours after beginning the first experiment using infrared thermography to scan the walls of Tutankhamun's tomb, preliminary result from the northern wall of the chamber show the presence of temperature differentials that could indicate the existence of additional hidden chambers, Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty told Ahram Online.

In order to certify the results, Eldamaty said, a number of experiments are to be carried out to determine more accurately the area concerned. "A study of the acquired results will be analysed as well," he pointed out.

Eldamaty went on saying that a longer scan, of no less than a week, is required in order to confirm the results.

“Using other methods is possible, to help identify the area different in temperature from the other parts of the northern wall,” Eldamaty pointed out.

The scanning process was carried out by a joint scientific mission from the Ministry of Antiquities in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering of Cairo University and the Heritage, Innovation and Preservation (HIP) Institute, Paris.

 

 

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Richard Burr-Carrothers
16-11-2015 05:14pm
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SOOOoooo....
Puzzled why newer technologies such as GPR (surface and now apparently from space) can't look(under Sphinx too). An anomaly would show up even if it were a cleverly concealed shaft to another chamber. There are two stories. 1 is Egypt's version & the objective version more commonly known as the truth. Zawhi Strikes again, He has got an incredible ego. If really educated he would speak a lot better English, AM I RIGHT? HEY! just sayin. He seems intimidated by truly smart people. He automatically discounts other finds, (its not the first time folks) because his ego won't allow his brain to accept that someone else might get attention (credit) that he feels belongs to him. He has high praise of his superiors but as I see it he comes off as being snotty, brutish, boorish, uncouth, arrogant & ignorant. Manipulated by his superiors in an effort to make them look more sophisticated. Bestows too much reverence to "his" ancient barbarian ancestors. I like to point details. yeeaah.
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Van K
13-11-2015 06:44am
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Let's see what Hawass says
We've already heard Zahi Hawass slam the whole theory of extra chambers as nonsense, presumably because Zahi didn't formulate the theory. I'd like to hear what Zahi Hawass thinks now that evidence is growing. Presumably, his ego won't allow him to accept this as evidence because in Egyptology, if Zahi Hawass didn't find it, it isn't real.
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A Dutch Guy
12-11-2015 10:55am
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THIS IS -SO- COOL!
Like my title says: this is SO cool! :D I'm really excited about these finds and hope there will be more details in a few days :)
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