Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun


 Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

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.

The mummified embryos

  • The tomb of Tutankhamun is the only tomb in which mummified embryos were found.

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

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

  • The first embryo was a new born baby girl, she was estimated at 5 months old.
  • She was dead in her mother’s womb, her body still preserves a part of the umbilical cord, and the viscera of her was not removed during mummification, perhaps because of her young age.
  •  Her length from head to feet was about 26 cm.

  • 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, and 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 Egyption Museum (GEM).

Walking Stick 

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

  • X-rays showed that the king had a flatfoot, and 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.
  • That 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, as he was hardly walks.

Fan with Ostrich Feathers 

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

The 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" made from very rare yellow glass.

  • It is a very clear glass of yellow colour, and it is 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.

  • As for 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

  • It 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 superstitiously skill, and no part of it has been broken.
  • 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 goldsmith.

The underwear of  Tutankhamun

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

  • The simplest pieces that were discovered in the tomb of Tutankhamun, later became 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

  • King Tutankhamun dagger was made from meteoric iron that is not found on Earth's surface and only found in meteorites.

The Condom of Tutankhamun 

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

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

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 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.

The Lighter of Tutankhamun 

Strangest Collectibles of Tutankhamun

  • King Tutankhamun’s 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 it a flammable substance placed in a number of holes.

Vessels of Wine

  • In the tomb of Tutankhamun, 24 vessels of wine were found, with the date of production written, the name of the winery, its location, and even the name of the person overseeing it, as if it were 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 was for embalming, and that the fracture in the left thigh was exposed to the pharaoh 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 was due to malaria.



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