The premier exhibition of Tutankhamum and the World of the Pharaohs is current open in Vienna. Maybe you will not be able to get to Vienna, but there are some wonderful photos on line. The exhibit web page is here.
To get to the photos click on the English (UK) flag at the top of the page. (Pay attention. This will not work on the German page.) Then click on Press and Media. The photo here shows the top of one of the canopic jars in the the King Tut tomb. This jar, made of alabaster, was used to store one of the major organs of the body. Click on the photo for a larger image.
Howard Carter discovered the intact tomb of King Tut in 1922. Tut lived between 1341 and 1323 B.C. This is about a century after Moses was in Egypt if we depend on the dates given in certain Old Testament references like 1 Kings 6:1.
Now it came about in the four hundred and eightieth year after the sons of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.
The fourth year of Solomon’s reign would have been about 966 B.C.
When one sees the wealth represented in the tomb of King Tut he must be impressed with the statement made by the writer of Hebrews regarding the treasures of Egypt.
By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward. (Hebrews 11:24-26 NASB)
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