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Traveling Exhibit: Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great PharaohsOngoing Exhibit, Times Vary — Pacific Science Center, 200 2nd Ave. N., Seattle

Step into one of history’s most treasured stories in Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs. The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. With more than twice the number of artifacts than the original Tut exhibit that toured in the 1970s, many of these objects have never toured in the United States before this exhibit. Come face-to-face with the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed–a 10-foot statue of the pharaoh found at the remains of the funerary temple of two of his high officials. See authentic objects from King Tut’s tomb including jewelry, furniture and ceremonial items, as well as the boy king’s golden sandals–created specifically for the afterlife and covering his feet when his mummified remains were discovered in 1922 by British explorer Howard Carter. Ticket price: $24.50–$32.50. See the website for additional information and to purchase tickets.

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History of Ancient Egypt
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