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Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at Australian Museum

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A Rare and Remarkable Exhibition
Tutankhamun Treasures of the Pharoah at Australian Museum
Tutankhamun is coming to the Australian Museum in 2021. Image courtesy of

Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh is coming to the Australian Museum in Sydney and is the largest and most impressive Tutankhamun exhibition to ever leave Egypt. It will feature more than 150 objects from King Tut's tomb, including 60 treasures never exhibited outside of Egypt before. This exhibition is a rare and prestigious event, which is currently on a ten-city tour around the world, and is currently on show in Los Angeles.

Gilded wooden jackel-headed figure, Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy
Gilded wooden jackal-headed figure. Image ©️ Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy

Included in this rare exhibition are:
Exquisite rings found on King Tut's fingers
Opulent jewellery that adorned his body
The gold sandals placed on his feet upon burial

Also in the exhibition you can learn how changing technologies have given scientists and Egyptologists new information about King Tut's 3,300-year-old mummy.

Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy
Gilded wooden shrine with scenes of Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun. Image ©️Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy.

Whilst you have time to prepare ó the exhibition is not expected until early 2021 ó if the King Tut mania in Los Anglees has been anything to go by, it's not too early to mark it in your calendar and start planning the arrival of the opulent king of ancient Egypt.

Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy
Gilded Wooden Shrine with scenes of Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun. ©️ Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy

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This once in a lifetime Tutankhamun exhibition is groundbreaking for Sydney, and is only possible with the $50 million upgrade of the Australian Museum. Once these artifacts return to Egypt, it's expected they will remain there forevermore.

To learn more about King Tut, check out the global exhibition page here.

For a preview on what can be expected, check out the video below:

Gold wesekh collar and counterpoise vulture with spread wings and Uraeus. Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy
Gold wesekh collar and counterpoise vulture with spread wings and Uraeus. Image ©️ Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo/Italy
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Why? A rare opportunity to see priceless Egyptian artefacts, in Sydney.
When: Exact dates are to be confirmed, however itís expected in early 2021.
Phone: 9320 6000
Where: Australian Museum 1 William St Sydney
Cost: Sydney ticket prices are yet to be confirmed, however entry to the exhibition in Los Angeles is USD30 for adults and USD20 for kids - as a guide.
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coming in 2021 ?

thanks for the heads up - I'll mark the date - or the year ...
by ultim (score: 2|424) 836 days ago
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