October 3, 2010

King Tutankhamen’s Funerary Mask

Photograph by Kenneth Garrett, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Icon of ancient Egypt, the teenage pharaoh's funerary mask immortalizes his features in gold, glass, and semiprecious stones. This and other treasures from his tomb, now in Cairo's Egyptian Museum, attract a constant swirl of visitors.

See more photos from the September 2010 story "King Tut’s Family Secrets."

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