Explore Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, and more!

King Tut's grandmother Queen Tiye, the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten. The hairpiece behind her is believed to have been made up of her own hair. It has not disintegrated because of the mummification process and the dry conditions within the tomb

*EGYPT ~ King Tut’s grandmother Queen Tiye, the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten. The hairpiece behind her is believed to have been made up of her own hair. It has not disintegrated because of the mummification process and the dry conditions within the tomb.

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & Egyptologists didn't want it to fall into enemy hands. The discovery is revered to be equal to the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922, but most of the world is unaware of its existence.

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939 archaeologist Pierre Montet discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered

statue of a young Queen Tiye (1415-1340 B.C.). Queen Tiye was a full-blooded African. Her son, Akhenaton and his wife Kiya, were the parents of King Tutankhamen, who is also known as "King Tut."

Queen Tiye, the favorite wife of Amenhotep III recently found at Luxor and thought to be the Mother of Tutankhamum

Nefertari

Tomb wall depicting Queen Nefertari, the great royal wife of Pharaoh Rameses II. Dynasty of Egypt.

Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten as a youth bust. Museum Berlin

Portrait bust of king Tutankhamen. New Kingdom, Dynasty around 1335 BC, Amarna, Limestone.

When the archaeologist Howard Carter opened the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun for the first time on the 26 November 1922, he was overwhelmed by the treasures that met his eyes. Four chambers lay before him, some of them filled to the roof with funerary objects of immeasurable value, destined to accompany the dead king on his journey into the hereafter.

The tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun for the first time on the 26 November there are four chambers, some of them filled to the roof with funerary objects of immeasurable value, destined to accompany the dead king on his journey into the hereafter.

Meritaten, daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti

Origin of the side pony-tail? Mektaten was the second daughter of six born to the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Wife Nefertiti.

The fabulous treasures of Tutankhamun have fascinated the public since their discovery by Howard Carter in 1922. Many books have been written about the boy king and his tomb, but this volume by world-

King Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Tomb- Hawass

The fabulous treasures of Tutankhamun have fascinated the public since their discovery by Howard Carter in Many books have been written about the boy king and his tomb, but this volume by world-

Pinterest
Search