King Tut's Secret Room of Gold: Myth or Fact?
There are many mysteries surrounding the legend of King
King Tut was one of the youngest kings in Egyptian history and very little was known about his short reign until his tomb was discovered in 1922. We know the "tomb's vast hoard of artifacts and treasure, intended to accompany the king into the afterlife, revealed an incredible amount about royal life in ancient
Is The Rumor of King Tut's Secret Room of Gold True?
In March 2016, the Huffington Post reported "Radar scans of King Tutankhamun's burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms." On whether the rooms had other royal treasures or mummies, Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty
According to National Geographic, "two different radar scans of King Tut's burial chamber have resulted in contradictory conclusions." Excavation of the tomb any further than what has been discovered is illegal according to Egyptian laws. It may be difficult to pull off one of the most important suspected discoveries for another decade, but a couple things are made clear:
- The myth of King Tut's room of secret Gold may still be true.
- The legend there is another room of secret Gold will be contested for many years to come because curiosity is often the driving force behind legends.
This speculation is nothing new, but it does lead to an interesting hunt for ideas and facts. Science and history collide to attempt to find the answer, but where we stand today is that even the professionals cannot determine the validity of this yet. Leaving the possibility wide open may one day lead to the ultimate confirmation.