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PHOTO GALLERY: Experts pore over Tutankhamun's mask as restoration gets underway


Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Restoration work of Tutankhamun's mask at Egyptian museum
Oct
20

In 2014 an accident during cleaning of the mask caused its beard to detach from the chin, and the subsequent haphazard restoration job damaged it further. Today a ministry-appointed team began a project to undo the ill effects

Photos: Mai Shaheen

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