King Tutankhamun gilded outer coffin has been removed from the king's tomb for the first time since it was discovered in 1922 to undergo an eight month restoration project , Restoration work has begun on the 3,300-year-old coffin , this will be the first time the coffin will have left the tomb in 97 years .

The coffin was made with gilded wood which will now be restored before going on display in the Grand Egyptian Museum for the first time.