The Tutankhamun Death Mask is a funerary mask made of solid gold inlaid with semi-precious stones and glass that was discovered in the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922. It is one of the most famous artifacts of ancient Egypt and is used to symbolize the power and wealth of the Pharaoh. The mask was created to represent Tutankhamuns face as the god Osiris so that he could join the gods in the afterlife.
The mask has been used for a variety of purposes including:
The Tutankhamun Death Mask is an important symbol of ancient Egypt and its culture and is a popular tourist attraction. It is a reminder of the power and wealth of the Pharaoh and of the unity of Upper and Lower Egypt.
The reddish stone used in Tutankhamen's death mask was carnelian. The death mask is made of gold, inlaid with colored glass and semiprecious stones.
A death mask is a mask that gives the dead a face in the after life. In the 1800's it was common to make a plaster mask of a person that had just died. One of the more famous is the Lincoln Death Mask, which was used to create duplicates that were sold.
His death mask was solid gold, inlaid with Lapiz Lazuli (blue) and colored glass (red).
The red stone on Tut's funerary mask is Carnelian.
To put it on his face when he died
the peices in his mask was probabaly just gols an dyed glass not gems
it is a gold mask
A funeral mask, more often known as a 'Death Mask' is a plaster or sometimes waxen mask that has been formed over the face of the deceased. In the past, it was used for the purpose of creating sculptures, or to create portraits. For forensic purposes, the death mask was often used to help in subsequent identification of the deceased, when it was not practicable to retain the body, thus allowing police to further present imagery of the deceased to enquirers. The most widely known Death Mask is that of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun.