Pectoral of King Amenemhat III

Pectoral of Princess Mereret

This gold old pectoral complete with necklace and inlaid with carnelian, lapis lazuli and turquoise, once belonged to Princess Mereret, daughter of King Senusret III and sister of his successor Amenemhat III. “The king himself …

Pectoral of King Amenemope

Pectoral of King Amenemope

The central feature of this pectoral is a lapis lazuli scarab pushing the sun-disc with its front legs. His rear legs hold the cartouche of King Amenemope. To either side, the goddesses Isis and Nephthys protect …

Pectoral of King Shoshenq II

This pectoral, a large piece of jewelry worn on the chest, is in the form of a naos, or inner temple. It is topped by a decorative band with the winged sun disk. The main …

Wadjet Eye Pectoral of King Tutankhamun

Wadjet Eye Pectoral of King Tutankhamun

This pectoral was found on the mummy of the king Tutankhamun, symbol of the entity of the body. The cobra goddess Wadjet wearing the Red Crown of Lower Egypt “Deshret”, while the vulture goddess Nekhbet …

Tutankhamun Necklace with Lunar Pectoral

This jewel was discovered in a cartouche-shaped box that was found on the floor of the treasury and likely worn during Tutankhamun’s life. Pectorals attached to necklaces and decorated with figures of deities and the …

Pectoral of Tutankhamun with the Sky Goddess Nut

This pectoral was found in the chapel of Anubis within the tomb; it shows the goddess Nut in human form with her wings and arms outstretched, protecting the cartouches of Tutankhamun. Below her wings can …

Jewelry of King Tutankhamun

Jewelry of King Tutankhamun

This is part of a large cache of items found by Howard Carter in the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62). It was discovered with many other pieces of jewelry in a box inlaid with ebony and …

Pectoral of Princess Sithathor

The frame of this pectoral is topped by a cavetto cornice. Below, at the center of the piece, is a cartouche of Senusret II, surmounted by the hieroglyphic symbol for gods. On either side of …

Pectoral of Osiris, Isis and Nephthys

Pectoral of Osiris, Isis and Nephthys

Looks at first glance to be presenting the goddesses Wadjet and Nekhbet, the symbols of Upper and Lower Egypt, standing on either side of Osiris. However, the hieroglyphic inscriptions beside them state that they are …