Discovering Tutankhamun – by Marsia Sfakianou Bealby

fig. 4 Nefertiti in the Ashmolean Museum, University of OxfordThe Ashmolean Museum summer exhibition, running until 2nd November 2014, is entitled Discovering Tutankhamun and presents the story of one of the ‘most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century’. The exhibition gives details of the discovery of the tomb and displays some of Howard Carter’s original records, drawings and photographs.


Marsia has recently visited the exhibition and offers her report, with some images reproduced by the kind permission of the Ashmolean Museum, which is available in PDF format by following this link: Discovering Tutankhamun
For those wishing to visit the exhibition, the Museum advises advance booking, although tickets may be bought on the day of your visit if available. For more information on ticket prices and advance booking visit the web page at:

For detailed information concerning some of the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb visit our TuT Project page!

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