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Howard Carter examining King Tut’s sarcophagus. The British archaeologist claimed ancient grave robbers had broken into the boy king’s tomb and stolen a number of small treasures. But he had contractual reasons to make up the story.

Underwater pharoic temples in Alexandria

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.

Tomb of Amenemipet Luxor, Egypt

Tomb of the priest Amenemipet in Luxor, Egypt - he served under Amenhotep II EGYPT

Alabaster perfume vase from King Tut's tomb

♔ Bottles & Boxes ♔ perfume, pill, snuff, cigarette cases & decorative containers - Alabaster perfume vase from King Tut's tomb

Bust of Nefertiti - Ancient Egypt - Egyptian Museum of Berlin

museum-of-artifacts:Nefertiti Bust is a painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.

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The cover of one of the big coffins in Davis’s tomb. New Light on Ancient Egypt. Sir Gaston Camille Charles Maspero, New York: Appleton & Co.

Life after dead in ancient Egypt. British Museum. Shared by Edith Cruz

Sarcophagi display - Our Life After Death in Ancient Egypt - Gallery at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK. Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford. Britain’s oldest public museum.

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October 1925 Carter and a worker examine the solid gold innermost sarcophagus. Image: Harry Burton (c) The Griffith Institute, Oxford. Colorized by Dynamichrome for the exhibition “The Discovery of King Tut” in New York.

Papyrus of Ani: Theban Book of the Dead  c. 1250 BCE

The ancient Egyptian sky god Horus, depicted as a falcon crowned with a solar disc in the Papyrus of Ani, a Theban book of the dead, 1250 BC; the goddesses Nepthys and Isis are shown worshipping him, and are identifiable by their headdresses.


Karnak Temple Complex - Luxor/statue of a queen or princess standing against the leg of a Pharaoh.

King Tut's 'trample the enemy' Sandals. - Image copyright Sandro Vannini

King Tut's burial Sandals depicting his enemies (he treads upon his enemies)

Egyptian Canopic Jar Ca 400-200 BC. Containers like thes held the deceased's lungs, stomach, liver, and intestines. The jackal, Daumetef, is guardian of the stomach.

Canopic Jar - c. Canopic jars were used by ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.

Nefertari was the Great Royal Wife of Ramses II, pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty who reigned circa 1290 BCE

*EGYPT ~ Nefertari was the Great Royal Wife of Ramses II, pharaoh of the Dynasty who reigned circa 1290 BCE