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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Flower diadem of Tawosret – Reign of Seti II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 56 – Cairo, Egyptian Museum – Theodore Davis found this simple diadem in 1908 in an anonymous, unfinished tomb in the Valley of the Kings, KV 56. The diadem is made in the shape of a ring of thin gold decorated with sixteen golden flowers inscribed with the names of King Seti II and his senior royal wife Queen Tawosret inside cartouches of the late 19th Dynasty.

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