Ancient Pharaoh Ramses III Was Assassinated

X-ray points to severe throat wound, say researchers

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 18, 2012 12:16 PM CST | Updated Dec 22, 2012 7:00 PM CST

(Newser) – The mystery of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh's death may have been solved. Experts knew of an assassination and coup attempt on Ramses III, but never ascertained whether the attackers had succeeded, USA Today reports. Now, new X-ray analysis suggests they did: "The extent...   Read full story »


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