The History of Egypt Podcast
153b: The Tomb of Tutankhamun (Part 2)
Shrines and Painting. Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber is a beautiful space. The decorations, though "simple," convey a meaningful series of events. The King's ascent to the sky, his entry to Osiris' kingdom, and his meeting with various gods, forms a beautiful journey in the afterlife. Also, the King's shrines (wood and gold) are decorated with complex and fascinating texts. In these chapters, we explore the first set of Tutankhamun's burial equipment...
- Chapter 6: The King of the Golden Hall
- Chapter 7: The Portraits in the West
- Alexandre Piankoff, The Shrines of Tut-Ankh-Amon (1995) on Archive.org.
- For the full archive of Harry Burton’s photographs, showing the tomb of Tutankhamun in its original state, see the Griffith Institute website.
- Date: 1922 CE.
- Logo image: Tutankhamun and the Royal Ka before Osiris. FactumArte.
- Music by Keith Zizza https://www.keithzizza.net/
- Music by Michael Levy http://www.ancientlyre.com/
- Music by Ancient Lyric http://www.bettinajoydeguzman.com/
- Sound interludes by Luke Chaos https://twitter.com/Luke_Chaos
- Audio mixing/editing by Vincent Cavanagh.
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