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Materials: Obsidian Materials: Obsidian
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Amulet in Form of Two Fingers
Amulet in Form of Two Fingers

The amulet depicts a pair of fingers. In the netherworld, a pair of fingers could substitute for damaged body parts or organs and could be used for protection against magic.

Amulet

Diadem of Tutankhamun
Diadem of Tutankhamun

This gold diadem was designed to secure the wig of the king during ceremonies and to protect his forehead in the hereafter.

Diadem

Gilded Pen Holder
Gilded Pen Holder

A unique container for extra writing reeds in the form of a palm column was included in a group of writing equipment found in the Treasury Room.

Writing Equipment

Head of a Falcon God
Head of a Falcon God

This exquisite head of the falcon god, Horus, was found below the floor of the main chamber of his temple at Hierakonpolis, north of Edfu.

Head

Mirror of Sat-Hathor-Yunet
Mirror of Sat-Hathor-Yunet

This masterpiece of art and technology is the actual mirror of Princess Sat-Hathor-Yunet, one of the daughters of Senusert the Second.

Mirror and Mirror Case

Royal Face, Probably Tuthmosis the Third
Royal Face, Probably Tuthmosis the Third

Carved in obsidian, this face most probably represents Tuthmosis the Third. The eyes and eyebrows were carved in sunken relief.

Head

Statuette of Tutankhamun the Harpooner
Statuette of Tutankhamun the Harpooner

A gilded, wooden statuette of the king, wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt, stands on a boat holding a harpoon poised to strike an unseen enemy.

Statue

The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun
The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun

This mask of Tutankhamun is an example of the highest artistic and technical achievements of the ancient Egyptians in the New Kingdom.

Mask

Writing Materials of Tutankhamun
Writing Materials of Tutankhamun

The king possessed many boards, palettes, and reeds for writing. Some were actually used and others were ceremonial.

Writing Equipment

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