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Zahi Hawass Talks ‘Discovering Tutankhamun’

Discovery of an Intact Tomb at Saqqara

Dr. Zahi Hawass takes us inside a tomb in Saqqara, Egypt as his team prepares to open up a limestone sarcophagus for the first time.

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The man responsible for the discovery of tombs of the Giza pyramid builders and the Valley of the Golden Mummies will be in San Diego on Tuesday.

Related: King Tut Exhibit Arrives In San Diego

Zahi Hawass — an Egyptologist, former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs in Egypt and energetic promoter of the wonders of Egypt's ancient past — is the author of "Discovering Tutankhamun: From Howard Carter to DNA."

Hawass will give a lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the San Diego's Natural History Museum where the The Discovery of King Tut exhibition is currently on display. The museum is at 1788 El Prado in Balboa Park.

Zahi Hawass Talks 'Discovering Tutankhamun'


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