King Tut

Pyramids of Giza Sphinx Cairo King Tut Abu Simbel Aswan Karnak Temple Luxor Temple Queen Hatshepsut Temple Valley of the King Mortuary Temple of Ramssess III Colossi of Memmon Nile River Saqarra Egypt Information



The world famous Mask of King Tut


TUTANKHAMUN - The Egyptian Museum in Cairo contains the most extensive collection of Pharaonic artifacts, but the most important collection is that of the funerary items from the tomb of Tutankhamun. After the tomb's discovery in the Valley of the Kings in 1922, much of the contents were transferred to this great museum. The gold coffin is made of 450 pounds of solid gold. It is one of the finest examples of goldsmithing work in history. These are some of the only treasures from a Pharaonic tomb as all the others were taken by tomb robbers shortly after their completion.

King Tut's guard

Back of the Mask

King Tut's golden thorne

Alabaser jars to keep king Tut's internal organs

Statue of 365 servants to serve him 365 days a year in his new life


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