Thursday, December 15, 2005

King Tut's Treasures in Ft. Lauderdale

My daughter and I are so excited about this exhibit. We have been knowing about it for several months now and planning on purchasing our tickets soon. I encourage you to click the main website to check out how awesome this is.
King Tut Official Website Tutankhamum and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
The Gallery

The exhibit may be the last time the artifacts will be seen outside of Egypt.

King Tut's Treasures Arrive in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The treasures of King Tut are in South Florida.
For the first time in 26 years, the treasures of Tutankhamun (King Tut), an extensive exhibition of more than 130 artifacts from the tomb of the celebrated Pharaoh and other Valley of the Kings ancestors has come to America.
Beginning Dec. 15, the Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale hosts the collection.
Featured treasures in the exhibition, which are all between 3,300 and 3,500 years old, include Tutankhamun's royal diadem -- the gold crown discovered encircling the head of the king's mummified body that he likely wore while living -- and one of the gold and precious stone inlaid coffinettes that contained his mummified internal organs. Full Story

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