Tutankamun: Exhibiting a Legend

May 27, 2006

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Follow the legend of King Tutankhamun back nearly 100 years, from the discovery of his extraordinary tomb to the treasures of the current exhibition. The curator of both exhibitions (1977 and today) will talk about the excavation of the tomb and the subsequent exhibitions that sparked Egyptomania in the United States. Regain a sense of nostalgia about the craze around the original exhibition and discover the new technologies that have made this new gathering of artifacts all the more important.

 

Recorded Saturday, May 27, 2006 at The Field Museum.