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This painter's palette was carved from a single piece of ivory and tinted with red and black stain. Six oval wells contain cakes of pigments including blue, green, brown(?), yellow, red, and black. The oval cartouche at one end encircles the throne name of Amenhotep III, Nebmaatre, and the epithet "beloved of Re."

*EGYPT ~ Painter's Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. Geography: probably from Upper Egypt; Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Ivory, pigment

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II mounted with a lapis lazuli scarab. The name of Djedptahefankh inscribed on the reverse of the scarab indicates it may be a reused piece dating from the late New Kingdom. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 3rd Intermediate, 22nd Dynasty,. Place of Origin: Tanis c. 890 BC. Material Size: Gold, lapis lazuli, dia = 6.7 cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Cairo .

Gold bracelet from the tomb of Shoshenq II mounted with a lapis lazuli scarab. The name of Djedptahefankh inscribed on the reverse of the scarab indicates it may be a reused piece dating from the late New Kingdom. Country of Origin: Egypt.

Veneered, Gilded and Silver-Plated   Chair from King Tut's Tomb

Veneered, Gilded and Silver-Plated Chair from King Tut's Tomb on display at the "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, California - Photos property of the de Young Museum, SF

King Tut’s golden sandals, C. 1324 B.C.

Tutankhamun’s Golden Sandals. These golden sandals have engraved decoration that replicates woven reeds. Created specifically for the afterlife, they still covered the feet of Tutankhamun when Howard Carter (archaelologist) unwrapped the mummy.