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Podcast Episode 5: Mask of Tutankhamun

Updated: Jul 1, 2020

For the last episode of season five, we examined one of the most famous pieces in history: The Mask of Tutankhamun. To listen to the episode, click here.



Mask of Tutankhamun

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Back of the Mask

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Tutankhamun Cartouches (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)

















Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)



















Interior of the Tomb (Creative Commons 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)











Howard Carter with the Sarcophagus

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The Mummy Theatrical Poster

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Sources


Gardner’s Art through the Ages, Volume 12

Fred S. Kleiner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mask_of_Tutankhamun


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avqafc6fZwc


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN-0LpHKnZ8


Trustees of the British Museum (1972). Treasures of Tutankhamun. Thames & Hudson. pp. 154–156.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Younger_Lady


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankhesenamun


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KV62


Gilbert, Katherine Stoddert; Holt, Joan K.; Hudson, Sara, eds. (1976). Treasures of Tutankhamun. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 0-87099-156-6.



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Carter


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egypt_in_the_Western_imagination#19th_century


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curse_of_the_pharaohs


Rupert Furneaux, The World's Strangest Mysteries, (New York: Ace Books, 1961), p. 72-74.


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/12/king-tut-died-from-broken-leg--not-murder--scientists-conclude/#close




















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