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King Tutankhamun’s Dagger
New Kingdom
 
Gold,  semi precious stones and glass paste
L.31.9 cm,W. 4.4cm, Blade 20.1cm
 

This dagger was found with another one in the wraps of Tutankhamun’s mummy. The blade is highly polished gold with simple and elegantly engraved details. The hilt, also of gold, has alternating bands of granulated gold with red and blue glass

 

The decoration on the hilt contains a hunting scene. Its top is decorated with a floral motif, in the center of which are two cartouches with the names of the King.

 

 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Naos with falcon  
Buchis Stela
 
Pectoral
  Tutankhamun’s Dagger      
Libyan palette