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        Pectoral with a bird-scarab, from the tomb of Tutankhamun

        Egyptian 18th Dynasty (c.1567-1320 BC). Medium: gold cloisonne decorated with semi-precious stones and glass paste. Date: 14th Century BC. Represents the sun about to be born; claws hold a lily and a lotus flower flanked by buds; scarab is pushing a boat containing a sacred wedjet eye with a darkened moon holding the image of Tutankhamun becoming a god guided and protected by Thoth and Horus; Provenance: Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.

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