Tutankhamun in Barcelona / Tutankamon en Barcelona
Tutankhamun - his tomb and his treasures
A sensational discovery 87 years ago turned the unknown pharaoh Tutankhamun into a superstar. In 1922, the archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the burial chambers of the ancient Egyptian king with their vast treasures – an event that caused a worldwide sensation. The story of Tutankhamun fascinates people to this day. His mysterious, premature death and unique legacy are the stuff of legend.
The exhibition shows the world’s only museum-quality replica of mankind’s most fascinating tomb and its treasures. Now, for the first time, after 87 years it offers the opportunity to visit the tomb three-dimensionally in its original state. Welcome to the Valley of Kings in:
Munich: April - September 2009
Barcelona: June - October 2009
Budapest: October 2009 - April 2010
Warsaw: May - November 2010