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Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

   

The Strangest Collectibles of King Tutankhamun's tomb, Hawered Carter found things inside tomb of Tutankhamun,  the human mind would not believe it.

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun 

Mummified embryos


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

The mummified embryos were found in a wooden box in the northern corner of Tutankhamun's tomb.

  1.  The first fetus was of a newborn girl, estimated at 5 months old, who died in her mother's womb, and her body still retains part of the umbilical cord, her entrails were not removed during mummification,  Perhaps due to her young age, her height from head to feet, was about 26 cm.
  2. The second mummy embryo was another  daughter to king Tutankhamun, she was seven-month-old, who may have been born naturally, as she has some eyelashes, and no remains of the umbilical cord, while the length of the mummy was about 37 cm, the cause of death of these embryos was unknown.


The embryos remained in the Anatomy Department, Faculty of Medicine, Kasr Al-Ainy, King Fouad University, the embryos were transferred on April 3, 2014, to the Grand Museum, and their coffins were also transferred from the Tahrir Museum to the Grand Museum in October 2016, these embryos, as well as their gilded sarcophagus will be displayed for the first time since the discovery of the tomb in 1922, in the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).

Walking Stick 


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun


  • X-rays showed that the king had a flatfoot, as the blood couldn't reach to his toes, as he suffered from some genetic, and hereditary diseases, as a result of the marriage of his father King Akhenaten with his sister, this explains the existence of 100 walking sticks in the tomb of the little king, as it turned out that they were old sticks, that were used by the small pharaoh during his lifetime, as he was hardly walks.

Fan with Ostrich Feathers 


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

Necklace 

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

One of the Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun his Necklace, Scientists discovered a Pharaonic necklace belonging to King Tut containing a "scarab", it was made from very rare yellow glass, it is a very clear glass of yellow colour, and it was formed only at a high temperature of more than 10 thousand degrees Celsius, it does not form except in two cases, the first: the nuclear explosion, like what happened at the first nuclear explosion in the world in 1945, in Mexico desert, while the second case in which yellow glass is formed, it occurs as a result of the cosmic explosion resulting from the collision of a huge ball of fire with Earth's atmosphere, it seems that the Egyptians knew the geological places, to form these rocks, and made from it the most valuable jewelry for kings only.

Golden  pendant

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

  • Golden pendant is a model of the little king in the position of a fetus, who carries a small scepter, the crown was made with the finest precision, the dazzling aspect of the chain was the fine gold wires, that are finely woven, beautifully, and fairy skill.


The question here is how did they make it with such accuracy more than 3500 years ago?!  

  • This tabular shape cannot be handcrafted with such perfection, as pulling the gold wires with great force, they needed complex mechanical equipment, or devices and not just human fingers while twisting the gold wire, in order to manufacture this chain in the same way, with this perfection and scheduling need modern Italian electrical appliances, and very advanced for the goldsmith.

Underwear of  Tutankhamun


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

  • Underwear of Tutankhamun, this simplest pieces became later the cause of many ideas, innovations, and industries that benefit humanity, and contemporary society, about 450 items of linen, king's underwear were discovered inside his tomb.

Unique Dagger


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

Unique Dagger  was made from meteoric iron, that is not found on Earth's surface, it was only found in the meteorites.

Condom of Tutankhamun 


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun


Condom of Tutankhamun was found in his tomb, as the ancient Egyptians were the first people to wear a condom, it is not known whether it was used for sexual, or ritual reasons, as it was made from cowhide.

A portable folding bed



Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

A portable folding bed that was used by the king Tutankhamun on hunting trips since about 3500 BC.

Dried Dates 


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

Dried dates was found in Tut tomb,  which were collected from the date palm, from more than 3.400 years ago.

Dried Garlic


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

Dried Garlic has been preserved in the same shape, and condition from more than 3.400 years.

King's Tutankhamun lighter


Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

King's Tutankhamun lighter, it is more than 3500 years old today, it was found in the possessions of Tut's tomb, it works by friction to generate heat, it ignites with a flammable substance, which was placed in a number of holes inside it.

Vessels of Wine

  • 24 vessels of Wine were found in the tomb of Tut, written in it the date of production, the name of the winery, and even the name of the person overseeing it, that's looks like the card that we find today, affixed to wine bottles, as wine of all kinds were always on the offering lists in temples,  and tombs in the Pharaonic era.

The death of king Tutankhamun

  • The death of king Tutankhamun remained a mystery those baffled scholars, as there were doubts about his assassination, due to a fracture of the skull, and a fracture of the left thigh, While in 2005, the Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass announced, that the fracture in the skull has happened during mummification, and the fracture in the left thigh has happened to the pharaoh, directly before his death, on February 17, 2010, Zahi Hawass announced that by analyzing the DNA of King Tut's mummy, the results showed, that the cause of death, it was due to malaria.


 

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