Tutankhamun Cup in the Form of Open Lotus

This chalice in the form of a lotus is decorated with a whorl of circles and sepals in low relief. The handle is a lotus flower and bud supporting the symbol of eternal life.

The cup bears the names and titles of King Tutankhamun. The text around the rim expresses wishes for the king to live millions of years and to enjoy great happiness.

Tutankhamun's Cup in the Form of Open Lotus
Tutankhamun’s Cup in the Form of Open Lotus

Egyptian alabaster, from the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 62125