Rami Magdy works on the restoration of a chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Wood Laboratory in the Grand Egyptian Museum’s conservation center. The first phase of the GEM will open the end of this year and will feature a special display of treasures from Tutankhamun’s Tomb [727×485]

Rami Magdy works on the restoration of a chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb at the Wood Laboratory in the Grand Egyptian Museum’s conservation center. The first phase of the GEM will open the end of this year and will feature a special display of treasures from Tutankhamun’s Tomb [727×485]

Feline themed Girdle, Anklets and Bracelets made from gold and amethysts. From the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet, believed to be one of the daughters of Pharaoh Senusret II. Egypt 12th dynasty. 1887 to 1813 B.C. [3927×2819]

Feline themed Girdle, Anklets and Bracelets made from gold and amethysts. From the tomb of Princess Sithathoryunet, believed to be one of the daughters of Pharaoh Senusret II. Egypt 12th dynasty. 1887 to 1813 B.C. [3927×2819]

Roman gold statuette uncovered in Pompeii, showing wild goat. Dated back to I century CE. Object currently lcoated in Archaeological Museum in Naples. [546×728]

Roman gold statuette uncovered in Pompeii, showing wild goat. Dated back to I century CE. Object currently lcoated in Archaeological Museum in Naples. [546×728]

Microscope ornamented with gilded bronze, mahogany and shagreen (shark skin). Manufacturer is unknown, but it was Possible made for King Louis XV. Paris, France. ~1750. [3375×4000]

Microscope ornamented with gilded bronze, mahogany and shagreen (shark skin). Manufacturer is unknown, but it was Possible made for King Louis XV. Paris, France. ~1750. [3375×4000]

Roman painted glass one handled jug. Dated back to I century CE. Found in Ismant el-Kharab, ancient Kellis, Egypt. Depicting combatant gladiators. [546×709]

Roman painted glass one handled jug. Dated back to I century CE. Found in Ismant el-Kharab, ancient Kellis, Egypt. Depicting combatant gladiators. [546×709]

Items from the tomb of the scribe Neferkhawet, including a (reconstructed) jewelry box, a silver pitcher, a kohl jar, two razors, a whetstone and a tweezer-razor. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1504–1447 B.C. [4000×2667]

Items from the tomb of the scribe Neferkhawet, including a (reconstructed) jewelry box, a silver pitcher, a kohl jar, two razors, a whetstone and a tweezer-razor. Egypt, 18th dynasty. 1504–1447 B.C. [4000×2667]

Roman bronze shears (early scissor type) featuring Egyptian motifs. Trabzon (claimed), modern day north-eastern Turkey. ~2nd century AD. [2410×3848]

Roman bronze shears (early scissor type) featuring Egyptian motifs. Trabzon (claimed), modern day north-eastern Turkey. ~2nd century AD. [2410×3848]