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Death in Ancient Egypt

Egyptologist Salima Ikram explores burial rituals and the tomb of King Tut

Since the ’90s, Sandro Vannini has created complete photographic reproductions that reveal murals and artifacts in unprecedented detail. Our comprehensive guide combines contemporary understanding of ancient Egyptian afterlife with Vannini’s super high-resolution photography to cast an enthralling light on the voyage the pharaoh was thought to make after death.

In this video Egyptologist Salima Ikram explores the culture’s intricate burial rituals and the tomb of King Tut.