Tuesday, December 11, 2012

No. 144 King Tutankhamun

Seattle Pacific Science Center
 200 2nd Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109
website: http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/

 The Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs 
At Pacific Science Center exhibit runs through January 6th, 2013. The exhibition features more than 100 objects from King Tut's tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Tutankhamun (alternatively spelled with Tutenkh-, -amen, -amon) was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut. His original name, Tutankhaten, means "Living Image of Aten", while Tutankhamun means "Living Image of Amun."

As of October 2012 no video or still photography is permitted within the exhibit. You are still able to carry your camera on your person, security guards will not let you take images on your cell phone or camera however.

 Yelp Reviews of the exhibit. 


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