• Kate Guy

    PERIOD: ANCIENT EGYPT - Tutankhamun Golden Throne. Chairs were a symbol of status, prestige and authority in Ancient Egyptian times. King Tut's throne in particular is considered the finest from any ancient civilization.

  • SandraMDQ

    #King #Tut's #throne #gold #Art #Egyptian #Tutankhamen

  • Emad Fouad

    Tutankhamun’s throne, Cairo Museum, Egypt

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