National Geographic : 1923 May
©New York Times Company SOME OF THE OBJECTS WHICH TUTANKHAMEN WISHED TO USE IN THE AFTERWORLD In the right foreground is the king's stool, made of solid ebony inlaid with ivory and mounted withgold. The feet ofthestool represent ducks' heads, and the seat is inlaid to represent an animal skin. In the background is the Typhonic animal (page504), upon which rests alarge wooden casket, and underneath it appears the end of the king's throne covered with gold and silver and inlaid with semi-precious stones. Upon theback ofthethrone is a tableau representing the king and queen under the Aten (sun), the rays being in bas-relief. At the leftare parts offour royal chariots. The casket bears the names of Tutankhamen and the cartouche of his queen, Ankhsenamen.