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King Tut Exhibit Arrives In San Diego

King Tut Exhibit Arrives In San Diego

KPBS Evening Edition Host Peggy Pico speaks with the San Diego Natural History Museum's Chief Executive Officer Dr. Michael Hager and renowned Egytologist Dr. David Silverman about "The Discovery Of King Tut" exhibit at the Natural History Museum.

King Tut Exhibit Arrives In San Diego

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Dr. Michael Hager, Chief Executive Officer, San Diego Natural History Museum

Dr. David Silverman, renowned Egyptologist, consultant on Discovery of King Tut exhibit

Transcript

The discovery of King Tut's tomb was one of the greatest archeological finds of the 20th century. And now, an exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum allows visitors to become virtual archeologists, viewing an exact recreation of the tomb and its opulent contents.

It's a big show for the Natural History Museum and one that is meant as a showcase during the Balboa Park Centennial celebration.

Discovery of King Tut Goldmask

Video of the discovery of King Tut goldmask-Exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum

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