The Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum



Tut'ankhamun hunting



King Tutankhamun harpooning game. One of the thirty-four gilded statues, some of which depict the king performing magical or ritual acts in the after-life. The young king is represented as Horus, son of the goddess Isis. He wears the red crown of Lower Egypt and stands in a light papyrus skiff such as were used by those hunting with a throwstick or harpoon in the Delta marshes.


Last Updated: June 14th, 2011