Egyptian 18th Dynasty (c.1567-1320 BC). Medium: gold encrusted with lapis lazuli and cornelian. Date: 14th Century BC. Amulet found in Tutankhamun's mummy suspended from his neck; representation of the vulture-goddess of Upper Egypt, Nekhbet; hieroglyphic sign for 'eternity' (shen) in the talons; discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings by Howard Carter; Provenance: Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.