The REAL face of King Tut: Pharaoh had girlish hips, a club foot and buck teeth according to ‘virtual autopsy’ that also revealed his parents were brother and sister With strong features cast in burnished gold, Tutankhamun’s burial mask projects an...
Tutankhamen's blue glass and gold headrest. This is called a yoke. It would usually be covered with a cushion, but it was not uncommon for these to be found on beds, for Ancient Egyptians to rest their head at night. It looks like the blue glass is trying to mimic lapez, making it a skeuomorph.
King Tut'ankhamun on a panther. Statuette of gilded wood from the king's tomb, showing him as king of Upper Egypt, carrying a flail in his hand and leaning upon a staff. A number of statuettes of this type, not more than two feet high, were found in the tomb.
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
Egyptian ~ Sacred cow The Apis bull was a sacred bull, an actual animal picked yearly from the temple herd, that had no blemishes. They were sacrificed on a yearly basis and the corpses were mummified and buried with honors in a tomb.