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)

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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