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Rameses VIII
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Rameses VIII
Age
Sex Male
Status Seventh Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Height
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) Died 1130 BC
Site
Current Location
Location Egypt
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Rameses VIII, also known as Ramesses Sethherkhepshef Meryamun, was the seventh Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He was the last surviving son of Rameses III. Rameses VIII did not last on the throne too long. He only managed to own the thrown for approximately one year.

Mummification

Rameses VIII had been buried in an extravagant tomb and buried in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. He is one of the many Ancient Egyptian Kings that have yet to be found.

Studies

Archaeologists today are still looking for his mummy and it has turned into one of the longest expeditions.

Pathology

The cause of death is unknown at this point as the mummy of Rameses has not been found.

External Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramesses_VIII

References

Jarus, Owen. (2013). Mummy Mystery: Multiple Tombs Hidden in Egypt's Valley of Kings. Live Science. Retrieved from http://www.livescience.com/41675-tombs-hidden-in-valley-of-kings.html.

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