alabaster wedding casket from the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Carved from a single block of calcite, engraved with the cartouches of both the pharaoh and the Great Royal Wife. Inside the chest, wrapped in linen, were 2 balls of hair thought by Howard Carter to signify the royal marriage contract between the young Tutankhamen and his half-sister Ankhesenamun

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alabaster wedding casket from the tomb of King Tutankhamen. Carved from a single block of calcite, engraved with the cartouches of both the pharaoh and the Great Royal Wife. Inside the chest, wrapped in linen, were 2 balls of hair thought by Howard Carter to signify the royal marriage contract between the young Tutankhamen and his half-sister Ankhesenamun
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Image ID: MR5MYG