Funerary Mask of King Tutankhamun

From the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings. Eighteenth Dynasty, c. 1327 BCE. Gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones, height 21 1/4″ (54.5 centimeters), weight 24 pounds (11 kilograms). Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

 

 

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