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 wearing the White Crown of the Upper Egypt “Hedjet”. Howard Carter believed that this pectoral was a piece of jewelry that the king would have worn while still living.

Wadjet Eye Pectoral of King Tutankhamun
Wadjet Eye Pectoral of King Tutankhamun

From the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 61901

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