Discovered in 1939, Heqakheperre Shoshenq II or Shoshenq IIa was discovered inside of Psusennes I's tomb at Tanis in Egypt. Scientific evidence has provided that the body was reburied due to a water logging in which Shoshenq II's body was was removed from its original tomb. It was also discovered that he died as a result of a head wound that escalated to a massive septic infection. The body, when discovered in its silver coffin, wore a golden mask as well as many jewel embedded bracelets. The golden mask was a ritual in which it is placed upon the face of a king at the time of his death.
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