Tutankhamun Gold Sandals and Nail Guards

Structure(functionality)/Color/Embellishment - Tutankhamun Gold Sandals and Nail Guards

One of several engraved sheet gold collars found on the thorax of the #Tutankhamun mummy was this one, the Cobra Collar with Counterweight. #Egypt

One of several engraved sheet gold collars found on the thorax of the Egyptian Tutankhamun mummy was this one, the Cobra Collar with Counterweight.

King Tutankhamun's mummy still rests in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings. On 4 November 2007, 85 years to the day after Carter's discovery, the 19-year-old pharaoh went on display in his underground tomb at Luxor, when the linen-wrapped mummy was removed from its golden sarcophagus to a climate-controlled glass box. The case was designed to prevent the heightened rate of decomposition caused by the humidity and warmth from tourists visiting the tomb.

Stripped of all its jewels, the mummy of Tutankhamun remains in the Valley of the Kings in his chamber

Cleopatra Berenice III  Cleopatra Berenice III was the daughter of Ptolemy IX and Cleopatra IV. She grown the official consort of her uncle Ptolemy X after he took over the throne from her father and been the formers deposition in 88 BC of her father Ptolemy IX. She gone sole ruler of Egypt upon his death in 80 BC but was special by the Romans to bear her first cousin and stepson Ptolemy XI Alexander II as her consort. He murdered her within days of their marriage in June 80 BC and was…

Cleopatra Berenice III Cleopatra Berenice III was the daughter of Ptolemy IX and Cleopatra IV. She grown the official consort of her uncle Ptolemy X after he took over the throne from her father and been the formers deposition in 88 BC of her father Ptolemy IX. She gone sole ruler of Egypt upon his death in 80 BC but was special by the Romans to bear her first cousin and stepson Ptolemy XI Alexander II as her consort. He murdered her within days of their marriage in June 80 BC and was…

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first…

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first time

The remains of Tutankamun’s Parents -- Akhenaten, and the mummy only identified as “The Younger Lady” -- and his grandparents, Queen Tiye and Amenhotep III. It was recently proven that this “Younger Lady” mummy is in fact Tutankamun’s mother, and a full sister to Akhenaten. Thus King Tut only had one set of grandparents.

Akenaten Father of Tut Younger Lady Mother of Tut Queen Tiye Grandma of Tut Amenhotep III Grandpa of Tut

"Tutankhamun's Treasures" of the shrines, the coffins and the mask surrounding Tutankhamun's mummy, and other items such as statues, jewellery, a throne, Canopic jars, a dagger, a game, and a chariot.

Tutankhamun Canopic Jars - unusually all human-headed

Facts About King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt', King Tutankhamun ruled the empire for a very short term. It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt. However, with the discovery of his tomb and its fabulous treasures, the Pharaoh's name became famous overnight. The 3000-year-old mummy was the only clue to the life and death of King Tutankhamun

Surprising Facts About the Boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamun

KIng Tuts Tomb pharaoh during the Dynasty of the New Kingdom Norton Museum King Tut -Often described as the 'Boy King of Egypt' It is believed that his reign was too short and uneventful to leave a mark in the history of ancient Egypt.

A famous dagger found in the wrapping of Egyptian King Tutankhamun's mummy was made with iron from a meteorite, a new study confirms.

King Tut's dagger blade made from meteorite

A famous dagger found in the wrapping of Egyptian King Tutankhamun's mummy was made with iron from a meteorite, a new study confirms.

*TUTANKHAMUN:   Uncovering Tutankhamun's Mummy: Dr. Hawass + his team uncover Tutankhamun's mummy which still rests in KV62, his tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Tutankhamun's tom contained dozens of walking sticks. Studies of his mummy has shown that he would definitely have had a limp. A clear picture of the feet if his mummy is therefore very interesting.

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External Trappings of the Tutankhamun Mummy   Human-headed Ba-bird Pectoral.  Reign: c. 1332 - 1323 BC  18th Dynasty  Egyptian Museum, Cairo  The Ba-bird was laid on top of the mummy's linen wrappings. It was fashioned of gold, and inlaid with precious stones. The shape of the body is one of a falcon, holding two "shen" symbols in its talons.

External Trappings of the Tutankhamun Mummy Human-headed Ba-bird Pectoral…

King Tut's still-born baby girl found in his tomb. DNA tests also found she had Marfan Syndrome. One other baby was found w/the king that was much smaller then this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of mummified fetuses in ancient Egypt

Two mummified fetuses which have been stored since their discovery in Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 have been proven through DNA studies, that Tutankhamun is the father.

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