(National Geographic News) Chest of Tutankhamun. In the shape of a cartouche, this gilded wood chest from King Tutankhamun's tomb is inlaid with ivory, ebony, and various colored pastes. A cartouche is an oval figure enclosing a sovereign's name.
the 90th anniversary of the discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun
*EGYPT ~ HEAD of a COW: From the tomb of Amenhotep II, this wooden sculpture is evidence of the importance of cattle to the ancient Egyptians.The animals served as beasts of burden+food sources+even lent their features to several gods.