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King Ramesses III had his throat slit

Breaking the Juletide newsflow with a piece of history related news, the BBC and Dagens Nyheter both report that King Ramesses III had his throat slit, according to CT (computated tomography) scans. How the Egyptian king died has long been debated by historians, according to the news reports.

The news reports are based on a longer piece in the British Medical Journal, to be found here.

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