Egyptian 18th Dynasty (c.1567-1320 BC). Medium: gilded and gessoed wood with alabaster base. Date: 14th Century BC. Tutankhamun (c.1341-1323 BC) King of Ancient Egypt; represents a pole terminating in a lotus bud with an inflated animal skin suspended from the pole by a copper wire tail ending in a papyrus flower; Anubis, god of embalming; Provenance: Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt / Photo ? Boltin Picture Library. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.