If you’re reading a website about mysteries and haven’t already heard about the Curse of Tutankhamun then you are definitely in the minority. Here are the basics that just about everybody remembers.
“Once there was a boy king of Egypt called Tutankhamun. He was buried and his tomb lay undiscovered for thousands of years. A team archaeologists eventually found the tomb and opened it. They later all died in mysterious circumstance.”
This was the mystery that has launched a thousand movies. Well, a good few dozen at least. The best and most recent has to be ‘The Mummy’ series starring Brendon Fraser and Rachel Weisz. But … what’s the real story and should it be believed? In this article we try and look at the facts for and against believing in the Curse of Tutankhamun.