Photo of the Day

King Tut's mask on display
October 3, 2010

King Tutankhamen’s Funerary Mask

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features Icon of ancient Egypt, the teenage pharaoh's funerary mask immortalizes his features in gold, glass, and semiprecious stones. This and other treasures from his tomb, now in Cairo's Egyptian Museum, attract a constant swirl of visitors. See more photos from the September 2010 story "King Tut’s Family Secrets." See more photos of Egypt »
Photograph by Kenneth Garrett, National Geographic

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