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Lady of Jewels
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Lady of the Jewels, Jeweled Mummy
Age 4,000 yo
Sex F
Status elite
Height
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 1479-1425 BC
Site
Current Location
Location
Catalog #
Discovery in what is known as the temple of Pharaoh Thutmosis III on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor.

Studies

Believed to have been a female aristocrat in her 30s.

After a ceiling collapse, a large boulder had fallen before anyone could loot the tomb, it crushed and buried the untouched coffin of the woman with all its contents.
Jewels

The lady's jewels.

The jewelry found included a gold-plated necklace, a golden pendant, two silver ankle bracelets, and two golden wrist bracelets.



Pathology

The mummy was almost entirely destroyed by the fallen stone of a collapsed ceiling.

Additional

External Links

Johnson, J. (2014, November 24). Jeweled Mummy Found Under Collapsed Roof. Newser. Retrieved from http://www.newser.com/story/199075/jeweled-mummy-found-under-collapsed-roof.html

https://www.seeker.com/ancient-egyptian-mummy-wearing-jewels-found-1769299678.html

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