Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun and the Tomb that Changed the World

Tutankhamun: the Tomb that Changed the World

“It is often thought that the story of Tutankhamun ended when the thousands of dazzling items discovered by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon were transported to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and put on display....

Tutankhamun, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife

Tutankhamun, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife

“This authoritative yet accessible book tells the story of King Tutankhamun, from his own lifetime in the fourteenth century BC, down to modern times. An innovative account of the life of Tutankhamun, the rediscovery of...

Ushabti of King Tutankhamun

Ushabti of Tutankhamun

This gilded ushabti is an image of the young king Tutankhamun wearing the Blue Khepresh Crown of ceremonies and processions and the uraeus. It is adorned with a broad collar cut in gold leaf and...

Scene from King Tutankhamun's burial chamber

Opening of the Mouth Ceremony, Tutankhamun

This scene is unique in its nature. We never witnessed an heir or a successor performing the ritual of the Opening of the Mouth Ceremony on the deceased King. The scene from the north wall...

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun

Amethyst Scarab Bracelet of Tutankhamun

This masterpiece of a amethyst scarab bracelet was found in the beautiful cartouche shaped chest of King Tutankhamun with other fine pieces of jewelry. The main element in the design is the light violet amethyst...

Tutankhamun's Box Decorated with Tyet and Djed Signs

Tutankhamun Box with Djed and Tyet Signs

This rectangular box was found in the annex of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. It stands on four slim elegant legs and the panels are made of cedar wood. At the bottom of the box is an...

Winged Scarab Pectoral with the Throne Name of Tutankhamun

Pectoral with the Throne Name of Tutankhamun

This is a masterpiece of pectoral from the collection of Tutankhamun. It is a pectoral decorated in a complex way: the central part of the pectoral which represents the throne name (or prenomen) of the...

Winged Scarab Pectoral of Tutankhamun

Winged Scarab Pectoral of Tutankhamun

This beautiful winged scarab pectoral illustrates the throne name of King Tutankhamun, “Neb- kheprew-re.” The central element is the scarab “Khepri” made of a fine piece of lapis lazuli, and three strokes of plural “sign...

Tutankhamun's Earring with Duck Heads

Tutankhamun’s Earring with Duck Heads

This pair of earrings is the most beautiful of the four pairs discovered in Tutankhamun’s treasures. The ducks with outstretched wings form a circle and its feet hold the shen sign. The head is made...