King Tutankhamun Exhibition Makes its Denver Art Museum Debut

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Tutankhamun’s golden sandals. © Sandro Vannini - Courtesy of The Denver Art Museum

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) highly
anticipated
summer exhibition, Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,
opened
to the public June 29, 2010 and runs through Jan. 9, 2011. Featuring
more than
100 treasures from the tomb of King Tut and additional ancient sites,
the
exhibition will make its debut and sole Rocky Mountain appearance at
DAM. New
scientific discoveries providing insight into King Tut’s legendary life
and
death are also brought to light. The exhibition features the first 3-D
CT scans
of the great king’s mummy, which were obtained as part of a landmark
Egyptian
research and conservation project, partially funded by the National
Geographic
Society.