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King Tut Burial Mask | by Mark Fischer
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King Tut Burial Mask

The famous burial mask of King Tutankhamun on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt. The 24 pound (11 kilogram) mask is made of gold, glass, and precious stones. The nemes headdress features a vulture, symbolizing sovereignty over Upper Egypt, and a cobra, symbolizing sovereignty over Lower Egypt.

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Taken on January 1, 2016