This ankh-shaped, gold-sheathed mirror case was taken from the tomb of Tutankhamun in southern Egypt's Valley of the Kings. The Ankh form, found in many ancient Egyptian tombs, is the Egyptian hieroglyphic character meaning "life.
Ancient Egyptian cosmogony often used the lotus blossom as an image for the development of the universe. The petals within petals within petals of the lotus represented the cosmos on smaller and smaller scales.
Glass eyes from an ancient Egyptian ka statue of Pharaoh Hor from the dynasty. A ka statue is a type of ancient Egyptian statue intended to provide a resting place for the ka, or spirit, of the person after death.