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King Tut's Cause of Death

We've held news obits until the family coughs up the cause of death, but this is going a little far....

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King Tut, 19, the Eygptian pharoah, died in 1324 of complications from a broken leg exacerbated by malaria, according to the most extensive study ever of his mummy.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  February 16, 2010; 1:03 PM ET
 
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That's 2647 years out: he actually died in 1324 BC.

A little late for flowers, in either event.

Posted by: Blurgle | February 16, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

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