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IMAGE number
XZL3980
Title
Necklace with vulture pendant, from the tomb of Tutankhamun (c.1370-52 BC) New Kingdom (gold encrusted with lapis lazuli and cornelian)
Artist
Egyptian 18th Dynasty (c.1567-1320 BC) / Egyptian
Description
amulet found in Tutankhamun's mummy suspended from his neck; representation of the vulture-goddess of Upper Egypt, Nekhbet; hieroglyphic sign for 'eternity' (shen) in the talons; discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by Howard Carter;
Location
Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt
Medium
or incrusté de lapis lazuli et cornélien
Date
(C14th BC)
Dimensions
6.5x11 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • carnelian
  • tutankhamen
  • vautour
  • wing

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