Ancient Egyptian artifacts are pictured at the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt, August 25, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves recently published his theory, but it has yet to be peer-reviewed. He believes that Tutankhamun, who died at the age of 19, may have been rushed into an outer chamber of what was originally the tomb of Nefertiti, which has never been found.British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered Tut's tomb in Luxor's Valley of the Kings in 1922 -- intact and packed with antiquities including Tut's world-famous golden mask.In his paper, Reeves claims high-resolution images of King Tut's tomb include lines underneath plastered surfaces of painted walls, showing there could be two unexplored doorways, one of which could potentially lead to Nefertiti's tomb. Some, including Reeves, believe at least one of them may have been Nefertiti, who may have even ruled Egypt by herself even for just a few months.
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