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The Treasure
Of
Tutankhamun

Awaken , O sick one, thou who hast slept,
They have lifted thine head toward the horizon
Appear! Thou art justified against him who sought to harm thee;
Ptah has overthrown thine enemies and has ordered
Him who stood against thee to be pursued.
Address to the Dead

or three thousand years the tomb had remained sealed against the outside world. The entrance, so close to the tombs of other well known pharaohs, was finally revealed on November 4th 1922.

Using the plan as a guide each of the rooms in the tomb can be identified. In the gallery below are pictures of some of the objects found in the tomb. Click on any one of them to reveal a larger image and further information.
Life-size statues guarding entrance to burial chamber
Statues
Anubis at the entrance to 'the Treasury'
Treasury
Jars & canes between the golden shrines
Jars
Dismantled chariots
Chariots
Lioness couch
Couch
First view into the tomb
First Sight
Throne
Throne Backrest
Throne
Golden Throne
Statue
Wooden Sculpture
Golden Bed
Golden Bed
Wooden Chair
Wooden Chair
Golden Coffin
Golden Coffin
Headrest
Headrest
Golden Shrine
Golden Shrine
Golden Mask
Gold Mask

Illustration of the tomb John Shackell


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