The Royal Funeral of Pharaoh Tunfetakhen . Now we take time to witness the royal burial of Pharaoh Tunfetakhen, King of Egypt. .
The mummy of Tunfetakhen, with his golden burial mask, is placed in the sarcophagus.
The priest, with a jackal head mask, recites ancient spells to protect him as he travels to the afterlife. He then places the book of spells on the mummy.
He places the Pharaoh's bronze khopesh, or sickle sword, on the mummy, for the Pharaoh to use as a weapon in the afterlife in case he needs it. Then he gives the funeral sermon.
The granite sarcophagus. Built long ago when Tunfetakhen first came to the throne. Well, actually, I built this thing three years ago, but it was recently modified to fit in the tomb.
The funeral procession. Egyptians drag the sarcophagus on a sled.
Kaiser Pharaoh Timekh, the emperor, and his Empress, Irunesh.
The new Pharaoh, the legendary Ramesses the Great, plus two naval officers.
The head of the Royal Egyptian Marines and the Egyptian Chancellor.
Archeologists Dr. Zahi Hawass, head of antiquities of Egypt, Dr. Indiana Jones, and me.
Friedrich II, King of Prussia, and Otto von Bismarck, the Prussian Prime Minister.
The Egyptians push the Sarcophagus carefully into the tomb.
The extremely lavish tomb, filled with all of the treasures necessary for the afterlife. Includes- Treasure such as chests of gold and jewels, boxes of gold, a royal scepter, a spear, food (including bison meat, rolls avocado, and sweet Egyptian pomegranates),and a box with a black lid containing Mr. Ford's card and flowers (don't worry, we read them before putting them in), Mav's chocolate, and others. Please mention the gifts ypu bring.
The tomb is sealed with a two foot thick block of limestone.
Inscribes on the block is 'Here lies the Tunfetakhen, King of Egypt. Whoever disturbs his tomb without consent shall be eternally punished. May the glorious Pharaoh live forever with the gods.'