What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt's lost queens? - Via the Telegraph. 8/4/2014.

What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt's lost queens?

What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt's lost queens? - Via the Telegraph. 8/4/2014.

After years of searching the mummy of Egypt's famous Queen Hatshepsut was identified. Her identity was confirmed using one of her own molars.

After years of searching the mummy of Egypt's famous Queen Hatshepsut was identified. Her identity was confirmed using one of her own molars.

Blonde and Red Haired Mummies of Egypt - Yuya, Seti, Akhnaten, Hatshepsut...have caucasian features...Were they Ptolemean? Jewish?

Blonde and Red Haired Mummies of Egypt - Yuya, Seti, Akhnaten, Hatshepsut...have caucasian features...Were they Ptolemean? Jewish?

The mummy of the pharaoh Amenhotep II's foster brother may have been found in a former monastery, according to archival research into 19th-century documents.  The mummy, now reduced to a skeleton, is believed to be that of Qenamun, the chief steward of Amenhotep II (about 1427–1400 B.C.) who was the 7th Pharaoh of Egypt's 18th Dynasty and likely Tutankhamun's great-great-grandfather.

The mummy of the pharaoh Amenhotep II's foster brother may have been found in a former monastery, according to archival research into 19th-century documents. The mummy, now reduced to a skeleton, is believed to be that of Qenamun, the chief steward of Amenhotep II (about 1427–1400 B.C.) who was the 7th Pharaoh of Egypt's 18th Dynasty and likely Tutankhamun's great-great-grandfather.

The key to Hatshepsut's identity was discovered in this wooden box, originally unearthed in a separate tomb in 1881.    The box is inscribed with Hatshepsut's name and contains the mummified organs of the pharaoh queen.

The key to Hatshepsut's identity was discovered in this wooden box, originally unearthed in a separate tomb in 1881. The box is inscribed with Hatshepsut's name and contains the mummified organs of the pharaoh queen.

Cartonnage and Mummy of Gautseshenu.   Egypt, probably from Thebes. Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties 25 to 26, circa 700–650 BC.

Cartonnage and Mummy of Gautseshenu. Egypt, probably from Thebes. Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties 25 to 26, circa 700–650 BC.

The mummy of the pharaoh queen Hatshepsut sits on display at Cairo's Egyptian Museum.  The remains were recently identified as those of Hatshepsut using forensic and DNA testing, scientists announced today.

The mummy of the pharaoh queen Hatshepsut sits on display at Cairo's Egyptian Museum. The remains were recently identified as those of Hatshepsut using forensic and DNA testing, scientists announced today.

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