National Geographic : 1923 May
EGYPT, PAST AND PRESENT 493 9 iNew York Times Company ONE OF THE LIFE-SIZE STATUES OF KING TUTANKHAMEN GUARDING THE DOORWAY OF HIS SEPULCHRAL SANCTUARY The statue is of wood covered with black pitch. The headdress, collaret, armlets, wrist bands, dress, mace, and staff are gilded and the sandals are of gold. On the forehead is the royal cobra of inlaid bronze and gold. The eye sockets and eyebrows are of gold, the eyeballs of aragonite, and pupils of obsidian.