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Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & 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.

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & 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.

Tombe de Néférentep - scène à l'extérieur de la tombe

Tombe de Néférentep - scène à l'extérieur de la tombe

الفنون الاسلامية: انماط من الفن الاسلامى _ أنماط هندسية وحدود ‫#‏فنون_اسلامية‬ ‫#‏القاهرةالتاريخية‬  اتعرفو معانا على تاريخكم واتعرفوا على تاريخ القاهرة و المحافظات و تقدرو تتابعونا على الرابط التالى : https://www.facebook.com/historiccairo

الفنون الاسلامية: انماط من الفن الاسلامى _ أنماط هندسية وحدود ‫#‏فنون_اسلامية‬ ‫#‏القاهرةالتاريخية‬ اتعرفو معانا على تاريخكم واتعرفوا على تاريخ القاهرة و المحافظات و تقدرو تتابعونا على الرابط التالى : https://www.facebook.com/historiccairo

Djoser (Zoser) Pyramid Complex at Saqqara in Egypt | Also known as "The Step Pyramid" or "The First Pyramid".

Djoser Pyramid Complex at Saqqara in Egypt

Djoser (Zoser) Pyramid Complex at Saqqara in Egypt | Also known as "The Step Pyramid" or "The First Pyramid".

'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'  This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who accordin...

'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.' This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who accordin...

Box Ushabti Egyptian Ha bheneta; with the image of sitting in a chair with carved back owner with his wife; The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Box Ushabti Egyptian Ha bheneta; with the image of sitting in a chair with carved back owner with his wife; The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Egyptian Queen. Sheath Dress. Gorgerin (around her neck). Bracelets and armlets. Kohl around her eyes.

Egyptian Queen. Sheath Dress. Gorgerin (around her neck). Bracelets and armlets. Kohl around her eyes.

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