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Funerary Mask of King Tutankahmen, c. 1,323 BCE, The Valley of Kings, Thebes (New Kingdom) Note: The mummy itself wore a Pectorals - a form of spiritual jewellery often represented as a brooch. This was mostly worn by Pharaohs and richer people. King Tut's tomb was discovered by Howard Carter.  All items from the Pharaoh's tomb are located in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

BC Period: New Kingdom Location: The Valley of Kings, Thebes Materials: Gold Reason: Funerary Mask of King Tutankahmen, shows his well-kept body from his wealth and religious power

The Death Mask of King Tutankhamun Tumblr

- On this day in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen.

The Death Mask of King Tutankhamun Tumblr

- On this day in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen.

King Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti praying to the sun-god Aten who provided his rays to the king and the queen

King Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti praying to the sun-god Aten who provided his rays to the king and the queen. The sun rays end up with hands holding the key of life offering it to the royal family.