Study revisits mystery of Egyptian king's killing
(CNN) -- Forget old conspiracy theories about snake bites and fatal poisons. Egyptian King Ramesses III died after a brutal throat slashing, a new study says.
The study provides the latest twist in a mystery that has long perplexed researchers.
Did a venomous viper take him out? Poison? An assassination plot in a reign tainted by war?
And if it were the latter, who did it?...
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