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Tutankhamun’s room in Egyptian Museum in Tahrir now exhibits Tanis Collection

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is one of the largest international museums.

Tutankhamun’s mysterious dagger, a gift from the ‘gods’

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Everything seemed in harmony in Tutankhamun’s royal tomb, except one object.

Tutankhamun’s funerary mask, an unparalleled piece of art

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The breathtaking funerary mask of Tutankhamun was and continues to be an icon of ancient Egypt.

What did Tutankhamun look like?

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:00 GMT

One hundred years ago, an archaeological team led by Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and revealed many "wonderful objects".

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art to organize special events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Tut’s tomb

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 - 05:31 GMT

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art to organize special events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Tut’s tomb

Acquaint yourself with Tutankhamun’s golden throne

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 09:46 GMT

One of the breathtaking artifacts found in Tutankhamun’s tomb is his golden throne made of gilded wood and decorated with colored glass and semi-precious stones.

Learn about Tutankhamun’s spectacular golden pectoral

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 10:12 GMT

​Most likely, this piece represents Horus, the falcon-headed deity of power and kingship.

Meet the gilded hand-fan of Tutankhamun

Mon, 31 Oct 2022 - 10:45 GMT

This fan originally held ostrich feathers attached to it.

Tutankhamun’s gilded brush holder portrays beauty of ancient Egyptian art

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The object is made of gilded wood inlayed with carnelian, obsidian, and colored glass.

Learn about Tutankhamun’s spectacular chair

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 10:52 GMT

Its small size indicates that it was used by Tutankhamun when he was a child.

Carter finds 3 iconic shabtis in Tutankhamun’s tomb upon discovery

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 10:33 GMT

This example represents the king wearing a khepresh or blue crown, the headdress associated with war.

Tutankhamun’s tomb contained 6 chariots when discovered in 1922

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 10:39 GMT

Usually made from wood, the chariots were found with accessories.

Tutankhamun’s tomb contained over 100 special footwear

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Upon the discovery of king Tutankhamun’s tomb, Howard Carter found almost 100 pieces of footwear belonging to the king.

Ancient Egyptians believed everyone needed protection in afterlife

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 09:55 GMT

This is one of two life-size guardian statues placed at the entrance of Tutankhamun’s Burial Chamber.

Tutankhamun’s tomb contained spectacular objects

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 09:42 GMT

This object might have been used as a centerpiece, but its accurate function is unknown.

Acquaint yourself with Tutankhamun’s gilded wooden shrine

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 09:48 GMT

The four goddesses Isis, Nephthys, Neith, and Serqet stand at each side of the canopic shrine, outstretching their arms in a gesture of protection.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes new issue of Memory of Egypt magazine

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 12:22 GMT

The new issue focuses on the centenary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and the 200th anniversary of deciphering the Rosetta Stone.

Tutankhamun in action

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 02:10 GMT

The king is depicted raising his right arm and is ready to strike with a harpoon.

Meet Tutankhamun’s hunting box

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 02:06 GMT

The box is decorated with scenes of Tutankhamun defeating foreign enemies and hunting animals such as lions and gazelles.

National Geographic celebrates the 100th anniversairy of the discovery of king Tutankhamun's tomb

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 06:54 GMT

National Geographic celebrates the 100th anniversairy of the legendary discovery of king Tutankhamun's tomb

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