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Box for Unguents of King Tutankhamun
Box for Unguents of King Tutankhamun

This double-sided unguents container of gold-plated wood is inlaid with colored glass paste. Each side is composed of two inward-facing cartouches of the king.

Cosmetic and Medical Equipment

Bracelet of Plain and Striped Rings of Psusennes
Bracelet of Plain and Striped Rings of Psusennes

This bracelet consists of two parts. The first part includes seven tubes that are connected by a hinge. The second part is a clasp using a pin that goes through the tube.

Bracelet

Bronze Anklet with Animal Decoration
Bronze Anklet with Animal Decoration

The broad bronze anklet is decorated with the raised head of an animal. The anklet is proportionally heavy. This type of anklet is worn even now in some areas as an ornament to enhance the attractiveness of the wearer.

Anklet

Bronze Door Handle in Form of Medusa
Bronze Door Handle in Form of Medusa

The bronze door handle is in the shape of Medusa, the snake-haired woman whose gaze turned men to stone. She has frightening eyes and a prominent forehead from which two small wings emerge. Her hair is thick and snakes are coming out of her open mouth.

Door Knob

Ceremonial Fan of Tutankhamun
Ceremonial Fan of Tutankhamun

This ceremonial fan of King Tutankhamun has a long handle made of beaten gold sheets around a wooden core. It is topped by a stylized knob in the form of a papyrus flower and stem.

Fan

Flying Falcon of King Amenemope
Flying Falcon of King Amenemope

The hawk of King Amenemope is represented stretching its wings and grasping the Shen sign of eternity to which two plaques bearing the cartouches of the king are attached.

Amulet

Gilt Fan of King Tutankhamun
Gilt Fan of King Tutankhamun

This gilt flabellum, or fan, of King Tutankhamun is decorated with scenes of the king hunting ostriches and ducks. It is also ornamented with hieroglyphic texts.

Fan

Girdle with Gold Shells
Girdle with Gold Shells

The circlet of 9 gold shells forms a girdle that was worn by a small woman. It was slipped over the head and arms to rest on the widest part of her hips and to cross the lowest part of her abdomen.

Belt

Gold Cover of Psusennes' Mummy
Gold Cover of Psusennes' Mummy

This gold sheet covered the mummy of King Psusennes the First, who lived during the Twenty-First Dynasty. The upper part of the cover, corresponding to the torso, is decorated with two hands holding the insignia of the god Osiris: the crook and the flail.

Other Fragment of Mummy Trappings

Gold Flask of King Psusennes the First
Gold Flask of King Psusennes the First

This flask, used for the king's personal grooming, swells slightly toward the top and narrows sharply to form a long slim neck.

Flask

Gold Headband
Gold Headband

A headband in three parts: the first part is a flat rectangular headband with two small side bands. The second part is a gold circle soldered onto the middle of the headband, and the third part is an interior copper band covered with gold sheet.

Head Band

Gold Inlaid Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep
Gold Inlaid Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep

This bracelet of Queen Ahhotep is formed with two semicircles. The right one depicts Geb, the god of earth. The other shows a falcon and a jackal-headed figure representing the souls of Buto and Nekhen.

Bracelet

Gold Inlaid Pectoral of King Amenemope
Gold Inlaid Pectoral of King Amenemope

This pectoral, a large piece of jewelry worn on the chest, of King Amenemope is in the form of a shrine with two lateral pillars. In the center is a scarab of lapis lazuli flanked by Isis and Nephthys.

Pectoral or Collar

Gold Pectoral of King Amenemope
Gold Pectoral of King Amenemope

This pectoral, a large piece of jewelry worn on the chest, is decorated with a winged sun disk, which signifies protection for the whole scene. The god Osiris sits on the throne wearing the atef-crown and holding the scepters of the ruler and of dignity.

Pectoral or Collar

Gold Vase Dedicated to the Goddess Bastet
Gold Vase Dedicated to the Goddess Bastet

A gold vase that was found with other objects at Tell Basta in the Delta, among the votive offering in the temple dedicated to the cat goddess, Bastet.

Vase

Hawk-Headed Dagger Handle of King Psusennes the First
Hawk-Headed Dagger Handle of King Psusennes the First

The handle of this dagger is modeled in the form of a hawk's head. The inner part is engraved in imitation of the bird's feathers.

Warfare / Hunting and Fishing Equipment

Inlaid Gold Armlet of Ahhotep
Inlaid Gold Armlet of Ahhotep

This gold armlet of Ahhotep is inlaid with lapis lazuli and carnelian. It is decorated with vulture of gold and inlays bearing the names of Ahmose.

Armlet

Lamp with a Round Body
Lamp with a Round Body

A lamp with a round body and a conical base that diminishes in size to the point at which it is attached to the body. The body is decorated with three ornamental shapes that are attached by means of rivets. The shapes are those of frogs, to each of which a chain is attached.

Lamp

Mirror Back Decorated with Geometrical and Floral Designs
Mirror Back Decorated with Geometrical and Floral Designs

A back of a silver mirror has a lip to hold the looking glass in place. It appears to have been a movable wall mirror.

Mirror and Mirror Case

Naos, or Shrine, of Tutankhamun, Gilded and Incised
Naos, or Shrine, of Tutankhamun, Gilded and Incised

This small shrine, made of wood and covered with thick gold, rests on a silver-plated sledge. It is decorated with scenes showing the king and his wife hunting and enjoying life.

Naos

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