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Most Egyptian funerary masks were made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist Pierre Montet discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes and his entire sarcophagus of pure silver. It has been the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was found on the eve of World War II and 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.

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

Gold burial mask of of the pharoah King Psusennes I, discovered in 1940 by Pierre Montet. Psusennes I was the third king of the Twenty-first dynasty of Egypt who ruled from Tanis (the biblical Zoan) between 1047 – 1001 BC.

Treasury of Tutankhamun, 1926, by Harry Burton. Burton's photograph of the treasury, a small room off the burial chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun, is a classic image of discovery. Ancient Egypt .