Exhibition of Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s Tomb and Treasures

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The ancient Egypt in general and Pharaohs in spectacular are always mysterious to us. Antiquaries and historians today try to find out secrets around the golden age of Egyptians. Scientists have made an important achievements when discovering Tutankhamun’s tomb and treasures. Tutankhamun, who died sometime around 1324 BC probably at age 19, was the boy Pharaoh of ancient Egypt. His intact tomb was discovered in Egypt's Valley of Kings.

 


Tutankhamun, who died sometime around 1324 BC probably at age 19, was the boy Pharaoh of ancient Egypt

Tutankhamun, who died sometime around 1324 BC probably at age 19, was the boy Pharaoh of ancient Egypt

 

The archaeologist Howard Carter opened the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun for the first time on 26 November 1922. He was overwhelmed by the valuable treasures in four chambers, which was buried along with the dead king on his journey into the hereafter. The priceless objects included jewellery, amulets, coffers, chairs, weapons, musical instruments and insignia of power. These were all fashioned with the art of master craftsmen from the most beautiful materials such as ebony, alabaster, precious stone and gold. The burial chamber covered with murals on all sides, containing the sarcophagus of the Pharaoh.


The Treasure Chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun

The Treasure Chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun

 

The exhibition in Egypt can only be seen and experienced separately: the tomb treasures in the Cairo Museum and the actual tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

 


His intact tomb was discovered in Egypt\'s Valley of Kings

His intact tomb was discovered in Egypt\'s Valley of Kings

 


Three of Tutankhamun's tomb chambers have been reconstructed true to the originals and their dimensions so that visitors receive an authentic impression of the space. Over 1,000 replicas of the most important objects, fashioned by the best Egyptian craftsmen, can be admired there.

 


The actual treasures of Tut\'s Tomb are housed at the Cairo Museum in Egypt

The actual treasures of Tut\'s Tomb are housed at the Cairo Museum in Egypt

 


The information about the culture and spiritual world of the ancient Egyptians such as their funerary cult, their gods, their dynasties and their mysterious hieroglyphic script has been prepared and presented with state-of-the-art multimedia technology. Eighty-eight years after its discovery, the tomb of Tutankhamun is opened once more.

 


Three of Tutankhamun\'s tomb chambers have been reconstructed true to the originals and their dimensions

Three of Tutankhamun\'s tomb chambers have been reconstructed true to the originals and their dimensions

 


The exhibition allows visitors to experience the wonder of this moment with all of their senses - to walk into an overwhelming treasure chamber and to discover a secret world. The fascination of the vanished ancient civilization on the Nile is conjured up again through modern technology.

 


The exhibition in Egypt can only be seen and experienced separately: the tomb treasures in the Cairo Museum and the actual tomb in the Valley of the Kings

The exhibition in Egypt can only be seen and experienced separately: the tomb treasures in the Cairo Museum and the actual tomb in the Valley of the Kings

 


The Golden jewellery found in Tutankhamun\'s Tomb

The Golden jewellery found in Tutankhamun\'s Tomb

 


The exhibition attract many visitors every years

The exhibition attract many visitors every years

 


Every visitor will leave the exhibition with the feeling that they have seen something truly special as the three-dimensional reproduction of the discovery site. Interactive installations among the burial objects offer access to more extensive topics.

 

 

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This article was published on 2010/10/07