Earth & Conservation

Somebody Broke King Tut

And didn't do a very good job of repairing him...

In August of 2014, it was discovered that the beard of the King Tut mask at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo had been broken off and reattached with modern glue. Eight museum employees now face charges of negligence for the incident. Because the beard was reattached with glue that that would not have been available to the anicent Egyptians, it had to be painstakingly removed (a process that took over 4 weeks) and reattached with bee's wax, a substance that would have been around at the time.

The employees facing charges won't be doing any jail time but they could potentially lose their jobs.