Archaeologists around the world are ecstatic over a discovery that might prove to be the burial chamber of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. Experts say her tomb could be in a secret chamber adjoining Tutankhamun's in the Valley of the Kings necropolis.
Hidden chambers adjoining King Tut's mausoleum promise exciting archaeological finds. What they conceal remains a mystery. Nicholas Reeves believes it's the mysterious queen Nefertiti - and others don't.
Egyptian authorities have given credence to a theory that Nefertiti's tomb lay behind a wall in Tutankhamun's burial chamber, by vowing to investigate. Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves first made the claims in August.
With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage.
German expert Christian Eckmann is leading the restoration of King Tut's famous mask, which was damaged by a botched repair job. DW met him in Cairo to find out what's hiding behind that clumsy layer of glue.
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