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Egyptian archaeologists will use DNA tests to see if mummified remains of two stillborn children found in the tomb of Tutankhamun are his children, reports the BBC. DNA samples from the two fetuses will be compared to each other and to Tutankhamun at Cairo University, and the results should be known by December.

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