Tomb Raiders

It was a good story while it lasted. In February archaeologists announced the discovery of a new tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the first since Howard Carter unearthed King Tut's final resting place in 1922. Inside the tomb were seven coffins, and on the basis of several clues--such as pottery with inscriptions identical to some found with Tut--Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt's antiquities council, speculated that Tut's mother Queen Kiya might be inside one.

But proving that tale true was always a long shot, say the scientists who excavated the tomb, which is near Tut's and is known as...

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