Nesyamun’s voice has been reproduced as a vowel-like sound that is reminiscent of a sheep’s bleat.
The priest lived during the politically volatile reign of Pharaoh Ramses XI, between 1099 and 1069BC.
As a priest in Thebes, Nesyamun would have needed a strong voice for his ritual duties, which involved singing.
When Nesyamun died, his voice fell silent, but 3,000 years on, a team of researchers have brought it back to life.
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