Meeting With King Tut! Egypt is celebrating the centennial of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb!
A grand Conference is taking place in Luxor from the 4th to the 6th of November this year, featuring keynote speaker, the renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawas.
The opening session will be presented by Lord and Lady Carnarvon who are the descendants of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, the sponsor of Howard Carter’s excavation for the discovery of Tutankhamun tomb 100 years ago.
Meeting with King Tut: The celebration will spot the light on the iconic discovery by contextualizing it and presenting the latest research on the Youngest King Tutankhamun, his tomb and its contents. Be part of the great event, and let us help you with the travel arrangements.
Conference details: British Archaeologist and Egyptologist Dr. Howard Carter led the excavation mission who discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb in November 1922.
Meeting with King Tut: As a result of the quantity and spectacular appearance of the burial goods, the tomb attracted a media frenzy and became the most famous find in the history of Egyptology.
Tutankhamun became one of the best-known pharaohs, and some artefacts from his tomb, like the golden funerary mask, are among the best-known artworks from ancient Egypt.
The tomb of Tutankhamun, tomb number KV62 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, is the burial place of the youngest Pharaoh King Tutankhamun who reigned c. 1334–1325 BC.
Besides the king’s Mummy, the tomb contains his coffin, furniture, clothing, jewellery and over 5,000 items. which gives an insight into the material culture of wealthy ancient Egyptians Pharaohs, despite the relatively small tomb due to the premature death of Tutankhamun.
The Grand Egyptian Museum will have a dedicated area to exhibit all the belongings of King Tutankhamun all in one place for the first time in history.
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