Throne of Princess Sitamun

Throne of Princess Sitamun

The wooden throne is an example of the subtlety and elegance of Egyptian woodwork in the 18th Dynasty. It is made from red wood, covered in parts by a 4 mm thick veneer of red …

Armchair of Queen Hetepheres I

The seat and the backrest of this chair are made of natural wood. They are surrounded by a simple wooden frame covered with gold leaf with high arms in gilded wood. The backrest of the …

Child’s Chair of King Tutankhamun

Child’s Chair of King Tutankhamun

This solid chair is an everyday piece of furniture that was found in the room called the “Antechamber” in the tomb of Tutankhamun. It has been suggested that the king used it when he was …

Model folding stool with top imitating leopard skin

Model folding stool with top imitating leopard skin

Though this object looks like a folding stool, its elements are fixed. Actual portable furniture saw use during hunts and military campaigns. This seat has painted and inlaid decoration to imitate a leopard skin with …

Golden Throne of Tutankhamun

The throne of Tutankhamun is made of wood, covered with gold and silver, and ornamented with semi-precious stones and colored glass. Two projecting lions’ heads protect the seat of the throne while the arms take …

Ceremonial Throne of Tutankhamun

The high curved back is fitted to a stool with crossed legs carved to represent the necks and heads of ducks. The deeply curved seat (designed to hold a cushion) is inlaid with ebony and …