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OSIRIS AND TUTANKHAMEN'S TOMB - TUTANKHAMEN MASK

Osiris was an important mummiform god associated with fertility, death, and resurrection. Shown as a mummy, his arms crossed, holding the crook and flail, he wears the atef crown with two plumes and was identified with the dead king. Principal sites of his worship include Abydos, Busiris, Memphis, Heliopolis, Sais. He was the son of Geb and Nut, and brother of Seth and Isis.

 

 

 

Nut greeting Tutankhamen - Opening of the Mouth ritual, performed on Tutankhamen as Osiris by Ay. Tomb of Tutankhamen-KV 62, Valley of the Kings, Thebes West Bank, Thebes. Kent Weeks

Osiris presenting life to Thutmes IV: detail, with artists' grid under background paint. Tomb of ThutmesIV-KV 43, Valley of the Kings, Thebes West Bank, Thebes. Kent Weeks

Theban Mapping Project

In the Tomb of Tutankhamen

At the Tomb of Tutankhamen

The Mystery of Tutankhamen

Discovery Channel Ancient Egypt