Recent Research in Egyptian Art: Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun

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Mark Cartwright
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 07 February 2016
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Nicholas Reeves, Sylvan C. Coleman and Pamela Coleman Memorial Fellow, Department of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The magnificent gold headpiece from Tutankhamun's tomb is the best-known Egyptian artwork in the world today. Hear Nicholas Reeves discuss recent scholarship on this exquisite mask, as he reveals the astonishing secret of this object's original intent.

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Art, T. M. M. o. (2016, February 07). Recent Research in Egyptian Art: Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/705/recent-research-in-egyptian-art-behind-the-mask-of/

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Art, The Metropolitan Museum of. "Recent Research in Egyptian Art: Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 07, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/705/recent-research-in-egyptian-art-behind-the-mask-of/.

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Art, The Metropolitan Museum of. "Recent Research in Egyptian Art: Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Feb 2016. Web. 25 Jul 2021.