KV21B Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) KV21B
Age Approximately 25-40 years old
Sex Female
Status Deceased
Height Unknown
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 1550-1070 BC.
Site The Kings Valley, Egypt
Current Location
Location Egypt
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The Valley of Kings where KV21A and KV21B were found.


In the ninteen hundreds, approximately 400 miles from the Great Pyramids, a pair of mysterious mummies were found in the Valley of Kings. At site KV21 the two mummies that were found are belived to have relation to King Tut. The mummies were named after the site. KV21A and KV21B. KV21A is believed to be the mother of two of King Tut's still born daughters (Ankhesenamun). KV21B is belived to be King Tut's mother inlaw, Nerfertiti  (Ankhesenamun's mother).


KV21B was preserved using very traditional methods, that were common in that time period. 


Many studies have been carried out with hopes of proving the connection between KV21 mummies and King Tut. Some of these indepth studies include: CT Scans, X-Rays and DNA testing, along with consultation with many scholars in the antiquities feild. 


Some potential congenital disorders that KV21B is belived to have had are Scoliosis and clubfeet. 

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