After 3,000 years and DNA analysis, scientists have proved that, from foreground to background, these mummies are of King Tut's mother, whose name is unknown, grandmother Queen Tiye, and his father, the pharoah Akhenaten
Earrings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Gold and enamel, inlaid with blue glass and semiprecious stones. They have wear marks consistent with having been worn by the king during his lifetime on a regular basis. Earrings were a relatively new fashion for royalty at the time of Tutankhamun and it is thought that they were worn by women and boys who discarded them when becoming a man. Tutankhamun was only 18 at the time of his death and so barely past the time to discard them. 1332-1323 BCE
✯ Nefertiti - who was married to the Pharoah Akhenaten and was the mother of Tutankhamun. She ruled alongside Akhenaten during the eighteenth dynasty (1550-1292 BC). Nefertiti means, The beautiful one has arrived. She lived in Tell El Amarna, a city constructed by the pharaoh to worship their god Aten.✯
Uraeus cobra artifact in Egyptian King's Tutankhamun's tomb.The Uraeus , "rearing cobra") is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra (asp, serpent, or snake), used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity, and divine authority in ancient Egypt. The Uraeus is a symbol for the goddess Wadjet, who was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and who often was depicted as a cobra.