The Boy King
Truth Be Told
Thirteen bracelets were found on the forearms of the mummy of King Tutankhamun. Seven on the right arm, and six on the left. Several of the bracelets included scarabs separated by motifs such as uraei and ankhs some have a large amuletic udjat eye or another central element. The bracelets were made of gold, multi coloured glass, faïence, and semiprecious stones. (MMA Burton photo TAA1382)
King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite
2nd June 2016. A dagger entombed alongside the mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was made with iron that came from a meteorite, researchers say. The origin of its unrusted iron blade has baffled scientists because such metalwork was rare in ancient Egypt.
December 1922, Tutankhamun's Tomb | Objects stacked under the lion couch (Carter no. 35) against the west wall of the Antechamber included an ivory and ebony chest (Carter no. 32), black 'shrine-shaped boxes' (Carter nos. 37 and 38) and a child's chair made of ebony (Carter no. 39). | Burton photograph 0020 © Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, colourised by Dynamichrome
Egyptian Museum - Unguent Vase of Tutankhamun in the Form of a Lion RECEPTACLE/VESSEL: VASE UPPER EGYPT: GOVERNORATE OF LUXOR: THEBES: WEST BANK: VALLEY OF THE KINGS ORGANIC: ANIMAL PRODUCT: IVORY NON ORGANIC: ROCK: CALCITE/ALABASTER
Side of king Tutankhamun's throne chair; lapiz lazuli inlaid into golden rishi cloisonné wings of the Wadjet cobra, along with the cobra's head and chest area, the Shennu (cartouche) bearing the king's Throne name, the cobra reating at the back of the chair, and the Neb basket the winged cobra sits on. The wings were finished with turquoise stones, a little carnelian was used for smaller areas. Wood, gold sheet, gems. 18th dynasty. Cairo Egyptian museum.