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Lecture: Update in Egyptology
October 25, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

On October 26, 2016 Dr. Mostafa Waziri and Salah El Masekh will present a lecture in our Wortham Gian Screen Theater. Titled Update in Egyptology the lecture will discuss some of the most exciting discoveries being made right now in Egypt. The lecture will discuss several discoveries at the ancient temple complex of Karnak, and will […]

Amid King Tut Tumult, Hardwick Re-Caps What We Really Know About this Famous Pharaoh
May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

Over the weekend in Cairo, conflict broke out in the archaeology community. Ground-penetrating radar has revealed peculiar results that some believe indicate additional rooms behind a solid wall in Tutankhamun’s tomb. Others reject this new theory. British Egyptologist Nicolas Reeves offered up this theory last year following scanning results that he says suggest two open […]

Zahi Hawass delivers inspiring speech at HMNS Excellence in Science Luncheon
October 28, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

He’s met President Barack Obama, Shia LaBeouf, Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Megan Fox and Susan Sarandon. He looked King Tutankhamun in the face, burrowed under the Sphinx and claims to have found the temple of Alexander the Great and the mummy of Hatshepsut. With a lifetime of distinguished discoveries and achievements to draw from, famed […]

Beyond #BeardGate – What else has happened to Tut?
February 6, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Museum displays, labels, and blogs provide an excellent way for us to look beyond the headlines and get to grips with the full picture. While the hubbub surrounding #beardgate has died down, I’ve kept thinking about it. In my last blog, I included a picture of Tutankhamun’s mask without its beard, photographed during the 1920s. I […]



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