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IMAGE number
XIR179987
Title
The gold mask, from the Treasure of Tutankhamun (c.1370-52 BC) c.1340 BC (gold inlaid with semi-precious stones) (see 184085 for opposite side)
Artist
Egyptian 18th Dynasty (c.1567-1320 BC) / Egyptian
Description
vulture's head, symbolizing sovereignty over upper Egypt; cobra, symbolizing sovereignty over lower Egypt; discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by Howard Carter;
Location
Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt
Medium
or incrusté de pierres semi-précieuses
Date
(C14th BC)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • ancient
  • beard
  • egypt
  • funerary
  • male
  • mummy
  • nemes headdress
  • new kingdom rameside period
  • portrait
  • profile
  • sacred
  • tutankhamen

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