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Tutankhamun Carving and Food Containers - 1336-1326 bc

By SlowSong
Visited the Saachi Gallery yesterday to see the Tutankhamun exhibition. It was very crowded and apart from a few things, I was quite disappointed. Various items from the tomb were on display, but none of the masks or stand-out famous items. You can see better Egyptian artefacts in the British Museum.

But I loved this little wooden carving, only about 14 inches long, and the Versions are really interesting - they're painted wooden containers which contained food for the King, some remains may still be inside.



Tags: Food General Statue Low light Carving Egyptian Tutankhamun

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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
8 Feb 2020 4:30PM
Great images of this part of the exhibit! I found the food containers most interesting!

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Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2020 5:00PM
Excellent images and content...
Isabel GrinGrin
Saastad 1 16 5 Norway
8 Feb 2020 6:08PM
Exciting and very good set!

Arne
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2209 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2020 6:11PM
Extraordinarily beautiful. Somehow a warm, organic material such wood gives a more intimate and personal connection than kilos of gold.
8 Feb 2020 10:56PM
All beautifully photographed.
Excellent trio of interesting artifacts, lovely shadows in the lead image.
Carol
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 15 England
9 Feb 2020 12:48PM
Beautifully carved, and a fine set of images well captured, Chris 👍
Trev 😀
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2020 6:46PM
I queued for hours way... way back maybe in 70's
and still never got in!
interesting set Chris

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