Ancient Egypt: The God Nefertum depicted in the Dynasty 18 tomb of the Pharaoh Horemheb. The son of Ptah and Sekhmet, he is the god of Fragrance and perfumes, as such, he is depicted with a lotus blossom on his head.
Jon Manchip White writes, in his foreword to the 1977 edition of Carter's The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, "The pharaoh who in life was one of the least esteemed of Egypt's Pharoahs has become in death the most renowned.
Anubis, Egyptian God of the Dead guarding the Chest found in Tutankhamun's tomb. King Tut was an Egyptian pharaoh of the dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom.
Tomb of Tutankhamen. Alabaster chalice in the form of a lotus is decorated w/ a whorl of circles & sepals in low relief. The handle is a lotus flower & bud supporting the symbol of eternal life. The cup bears the names & titles of Tutankhamen