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Egyptian Treasures Found in Tombs

In this topic we focus on the way of life in ancient Egyptian society. The development of the Egyptian civilization is traced from the beginning of the settlement at the Nile river through to the uniting of Upper and Lower Egypt under one Pharaoh.

Egyptian jewelry

Jewelry and Gold Treasures in Ancient Egypt Pectoral of Psusennes I

X-ray analysis confirms that the iron of the dagger placed on the thigh of the boy king has meteoric origins.

Mummy Mystery: Multiple Tombs Hidden in Valley of Kings : Discovery News

Tutankhamun’s chest. Tomba di Tutankhamon, Pharaoh, Reign cs. 1332–1323 BC -in the conventional chronology-, New Kingdom (18th Dynasty)

File:Tutankhamun’s chest by John Campana. now in Cairo Museum

KING TUT: Painted chest, from the Tomb of Tutankhamen, Thebes, Egypt, ca. 1333-1323 BCE. Wood, approx. 1' 8 long. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Although Tutankhamen probably was considered too young to fight, his position as king required that he be represented as a conqueror. (Gardner's)

KING TUT: Painted chest, from the Tomb of Tutankhamen, Thebes, Egypt, ca. 1333-1323 BCE. Wood, approx. 1' 8 long. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Although Tutankhamen probably was considered too young to fight, his position as king required that he be represented as a conqueror. (Gardner's)

The private tomb of Ptahshepses a vizier and judge in the reign of Sahure.

The private tomb of Ptahshepses a vizier and judge in the reign of Sahure, Egypt

egyptian tomb - Google Search

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Ancient Egyptian scarab ring.

Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun, joined together by a hinge on one side & a clasp on the other. The cloisonné scarab is inlaid w/lapis lazuli. The bracelet is inlaid w/carnelian, lapis lazuli & colored glass.

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