20 Days of Tut Objects. Day 2: Wishing Cup

Day 2: The Alabaster Chalice (Harry Burton image #14) This beautiful translucent vessel is crafted of fine white alabaster in the shape of an open lotus blossom. It was one of the first objects found by Carter on entering tomb, perhaps dropped by ancient tomb robbers....

20 Days of Tut Objects: Day 1: Meat Mummies

20 Days of Tut Objects. A series of original Harry Burton photos (1923) of objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Day 1: Are we looking at hat boxes? Very large eye glass cases?… or poorly-made dutch clogs? Nope… These are 48 “meat mummies”:...
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