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Tomb of Tutankhatun, miniature coffin (Egyptian National Museum)


Fig.1: Miniature coffin from the tomb of Tutankhatun (photo: Egyptian National Museum).

This is one of four miniature coffins found in the tomb, used as containers for the internal organs of Tutankhamun. They were made of beaten gold, inlaid with the red stone carnelian and colored glass.

 

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