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Exhibition in Minnesota Brings to Life the Discovery of King Tutankhamun’s...

ST. PAUL, MINN.- Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, an exhibition featuring more than 100 authentic treasures from the tomb of the celebrated pharaoh and other notable ancient sites, made its debut at the Science Museum of Minnesota o...

King Tutankhamun’s Stolen Dad Found; Egypt Sites to Reopen on Sunday

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt said it will reopen historical sites to tourism on Sunday as it sought to revive a key industry shattered in the turmoil that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Archaeologists were cheered by the recovery of the most important artifact ...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Says Some Objects Looted from Museum...

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has recovered some of the national treasures that went missing from the Egyptian Museum during an uprising which unseated Hosni Mubarak, the country's top Egyptologist said Monday. Items including a statue...

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass Says Some Objects Looted from Museum...

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has recovered some of the national treasures that went missing from the Egyptian Museum during an uprising which unseated Hosni Mubarak, the country's top Egyptologist said Monday. Items including a statue...

Minister Zahi Hawass Says Eighteen Items Missing from Egyptian Museum After...

CAIRO (AP).- A full inventory of the Egyptian Museum has found that looters escaped with 18 items during the anti-government unrest, including two gilded wooden statues of famed boy king Tutankhamun, the antiquities chief said Sunday. The 18-day uprisi...

Archaeologist Zahi Hawass Says Egypt’s Damaged Artifacts to Be Restored in...

CAIRO (AP).- The artifacts from the Egyptian Museum damaged by looters will be restored over the next five days, the country's antiquities head said Monday. Zahi Hawass also said that steps were being taken to reopen Egypt's famed archaeological sites,...

Egyptian Archaeologist Zahi Hawass Says Mummies are Safe After Riots Outside...

LONDON (REUTERS).- None of the mummies in Cairo's main archaeological museum were damaged during a break-in last week but 70 other exhibits will need restoration, top Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said on Sunday. Media reports during Egypt's polit...

Egypt Army Secures Egyptian Museum with Pharaonic Treasures: Report from Cairo

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Army units secured the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo against possible looting on Friday, protecting a building with spectacular pharaonic treasures such as the death mask of the boy king Tutankhamun, state TV said. The news follows...

King Tut NYC Exhibition at Discovery Times Square Exposition Extends to...

NEW YORK, NY.- At a sold-out lecture last evening in New York City, Dr. Zahi Hawass, secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced a two-week extension of the King Tut exhibition Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Ph...

MFA Houston to Present Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great...

HOUSTON, TX.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) will host Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, an acclaimed exhibition featuring more than 100 artifacts, most of which had never been shown in the U.S. prior to this tour. The exhib...

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