PRESS RELEASE May 2005 - King Tut Facial Reconstruction - Dr. Zahi Hawass - The Plateau - Official Website of Dr. Zahi Hawass - three independent attempts to reconstruct the face of Egypt’s most famous king, Tutankhamun.
The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Date/Period: Amarna period BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna
Sutures have a long and bizarre history, dating back to ancient Egypt, where everything from tree bark to hair was used to stitch human flesh back together again. Physicians have used suture to close wounds for at least years.