BED

From the tomb of Tutankhamon Valley of the Kings Western Thebes Dynasty XVIII, C. 1350 B.C. Egyptian Museum, Cairo Covered in a heavy sheet of gold, this bed has a slightly curved frame with woven mesh. The legs are shaped like the fore and hind legs of a lion. The footboard (which is away from us) is carved with papyrus and lotus patterns. It is divided into three panels by binding rods which are also designed based on the papyrus.

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