Egyptian Pounds and piastres
13" x 16" x 8"
The 1922 discovery by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon of Tutankhamun's nearly intact tomb received worldwide press coverage. It sparked a renewed public interest in ancient Egypt, for which Tutankhamun's mask, now in the Egyptian Museum, remains the popular symbol. Exhibits of artifacts from his tomb have toured the world.
The replication of the sarcophogus mimics the replication of the banknotes themselves.
Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamun