Flexible bracelet of Tutankhamun
This flexible bead bracelet was found on the right arm of Tutankhamun’s mummy. It is made from gold and carnelian with faience and glass beads.
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1332-1323 BC.
Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
Cartouche of Tutankhamun
from the decoration on the golden throne, in wood, gold leaf, silver, glass gems and precious stones, discovered in the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62) whose name is here given as Tutankhaten – a relic from the time before the worship of Amun was restored and the king changed his name. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Photo: Sandro Vannini
Bust of Amarna King
Bust of Amarna a king, possibly
Smenkhkare or Tutankhamun, Limestone.
Amarna Period, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1353-1336 BC. Now in the Neues Museum, Berlin.
Monumental pharaoh statue
A 17-foot tall
statue of king Tutankhamun. Orignally from the Temple of Aye and Horemheb, ca. 1334 BC. Medinet Habu, West Thebes.
Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago, 1935
Portable shrine of Anubis
Anubis, protector of the gates to the Underworld, seated atop a chest, detail, found in the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62).
Anubis or Anpu was the god of embalming and the dead. Since jackals were often seen in cemeteries, the ancient Egyptians believed that Anubis watched over the dead. Anubis was the god who helped to embalm Osiris after he was killed by Seth.
Photo: Neil Harrison, from Tutankhamun Exhibition, 2013. Geneva, Switzerland.
A detailed image of the god Bes, found on one of the chariots of Tutankhamun.
Pendant of Tutankhamun
A pendant from the tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62). Two baboons with moon discs on their heads worship the sun god in scarab beetle form. He holds up a carnelian solar disc and all three sit inside a solar barque which carries the sun and moon across the sky. Above and below are strips of lapis lazuli signifying sky and sea.
It is made from gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, glass paste
and other semi precious stones. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1332-1323 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.