King Tut's Chariot Heads to NY

The ash cloud is no match for King's chariot
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2010 9:52 AM CDT
King Tut's Chariot Heads to NY
He of the speedy chariot and missing penis.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – An ash cloud can't stop King Tut, or his ancient chariot. After being held up by Eyjafjallajokull (and, really, who wasn't?) the boy king's 3,300-year-old ride is en route to New York, reports ABC News. The chariot, which goes on exhibit next week, may be a key piece in the mystery of what happened to King Tut: Officials suggest he tumbled from it during a hunting trip, a fall that ultimately resulted in his untimely death. (Need to brush up on your Egyptology? Click here.)

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