grandegyptianmuseum: Necklace with vulture pendant, found in…

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Necklace with vulture pendant,

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, gold encrusted with lapis lazuli and carnelian. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.