Pictures of Egyptian Mummies
In this gallery you can enjoy further selection of pictures of Egyptian mummies and related items. All mummy images are copyright of The Mummies Exhibition or Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester UK.
The head the mummy of Tutankhamun. Seen in the background is the magnificent golden funeral mask of the boy King. The majority of the death masks were made of gilded cartonage, however some pharaohs have had solid gold masks made for them. Only two such examples have survived - that of Tutankhamun and Psusennes.
Mummy of Tutankhamun.
Golden Mummy mask of an unnamed princess of the Middle Kingdom around 1900 BCE. She wears a winged vulture headdress. This mask is a rare example of the gilded cartonage items of this period. It would be placed over the head of the bandaged mummy before being placed in the coffin. These pictures of Egyptian mummies is a short preview of what is displayed in our Exhibition.
Golden coffin of king Nebukheperre Inyotref VII. 17th dynasty, 1600 BCE. It is a rare type of rishi coffin, made of gilded and painted wood.
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