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When the linens of King Tutankhamun’s  mummy were unwrapped over a hundred amulets were found,

 

Egypt Feature Story

The Treasures of King Tut’s Mummy

by Jimmy Dunn

  

As the wrappings of the mummy were systematically removed, some 150 magnificent items of jewelry, superb amulets and other objects were brought to light. These had been fashioned and positioned according to the dictates of the Book of the Dead, and would ensure that the king’s transformation from death to true immortality. Indeed, they would help make him immortal, at least in the minds of the modern public.

Upper Body artifacts
The Treasures of King Tut's Mummy
The Treasures of King Tut's Mummy
The Treasures of King Tut's Mummy
The Treasures of King Tut's Mummy
The Treasures of King Tut's Mummy
 

Y-shaped amulet
oval plaque
vulture collar
vulture and Uraeus collar
uraeus collar
falcon collar
two falcon collars
apron
dagger
girdle
T-shaped amulet
bracelet
faience broad collar
falcon collar
resin scarab
uraeus from 99
vulture head from 99
falcon collar
circlet
circlet
circlet
vulture bracelet
beads
falcon
collar
two falcon collars
beadwork
circlet
iron dagger
girdle
five finger-rings
falcon collar
bracelet with lapis barrel-bead
bracelet with iron wedjat-eye amulet
bracelet with carnelian barrel-bead
funerary papyrus?
four circlets
djed-pillar amulet
sandals, toe and finger stalls
wire bracelet
beadwork of 61
wedjat-eye bracelet
wedjat-eye bracelet
scarab bracelet
barrel-bead bracelet
scarab bracelet
disc bracelet
amuletic knot
bracelet with carnelian swallow
three finger-rings
barrel-bead bracelet
beaded bracelet
 
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  scarab bracelet
wedjat-eye bracelet
wedjat-eye bracelet
finger-ring
finger-ring
disc bracelet
tail
tyet-knot amulet
wadj-scepter amulet
djed-pillar amulet
double-leaf amulet
serpent amulet
leaf amulet
amuletic knot
uraeus collar
vulture collar
vulture and Uraeus collar
scarab pectoral
vulture pectoral
scarab pectoral
faience wedjat-eye
beads
falcon collar
falcon pectoral
wedjat-eye pectoral
bracelet
Anubis amulet
falcon-headed amulet
serpent-head amulet
Thoth amulet
wadj-scepter amulet
bead
chain
five pectoral clasps and pendants
human-headed winged uraeus amulet
double uraeus amulet
vulture amulet
vulture amulet
vulture amulet
vulture amulet
uraeus amulet
vulture amulet
bead collar
two fibrous fillets
diadem
temple band
linen headdress
uraeus insignia of 104 bis
vulture insignia of 104 bis
temple band
beaded linen skull-cap
conical linen pad
iron headrest amulet
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Next EGYPTOMANIA caused by the discovery of Tut’s Tomb,

To be continued…

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