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Evening Star (Newspaper) - February 28, 1926, Washington, Washington-DCThe sunday Star Washington d. Section february 28, 1920. I a f set Era Al Jug t Job Godl d to 7 a � a j ? examining the Mummy of Tut ankh amen. Howard Carter stands at left with enlarging Glass in hand. Others in the group Are h. E. Saleh Enan Pasha prof. Derry or. Saleh Bey Hamdi a. Lucas h. E. Said Bey Fuad Al Kholi governor of Kena province Tewfik Effendi Boulos chief in Spector of antiquities and m. Lacau director of antiquities depart ment. Wide world photo. The Golden casket of Tut ankh amen Al the death mask of Tut ankh amen which covered the head and shoulders of the Kings Mummy. It is of beaten Gold inlaid with Lapis Lazuli feldspar Cornelian Calcite Obsidian and polychrome Glass a Superb example of egyptian Art and craftsmanship. Compared with the Mummy it is a life like portrait. Wide world photo. By. I st11? a close up View of the third or innermost coffin of solid Gold which contained the Mummy of Tut ankh amen. This ranks among the worlds finest works of Art. It measures six feet in length is magnificently engraved both inside and out and is embellished with auxiliary cloisonne work of Gold and Semi precious stones. Over the arms and Abdomen Are the winged protective vulture and Serpent goddesses Nek bet and Buto. A de world . I my a Mem � pm 1 1 full length View of the innermost coffin of solid Gold. Engraved Over the legs Are Isis and Nephthys. The coffin is now exhibited in the Cairo museum attracting thousands of peo ple from All parts of the world. Wide world photo. Kll111 Howard Carter removing the consecration Oil from the Mummy of Tut ankh amen. The oils were poured Over the third or inner most coffin and it had consolidated by age into a hard pitch like material. Wide world photo Howard Carter removing the dust of the Ages from the Tut ankh amen Mummy. This work was being done on the second coffin. Wide world photo hmm i rolling Back the shroud covering the second coffin after Rais ing the lid of the first coffin world photo z my the second coffin of Tut ankh amen. This was of carved Wood covered with Sheet Gold encrusted with polychrome Glass the whole forming a design of great Beauty. Witk world photo. Lid of the second coffin removed and exposing the third. Or innermost coffin. The latter is of solid Gold and the photograph shows it covered with wreaths and shrouds. Wide world photo
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