Statue of King Tut’s Grandmother is found
Egyptologists have discovered a statue of Queen Tiye, wife of one of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs and grandmother to the boy-king Tutankhamun, an Egyptian antiquities official said Tuesday.
Associated Press January 28, 2006
An American-Italian team of archeologists has found the remains of 4,000-year-old ships that used to carry cargo between Pharaonic Egypt and the mysterious land of Punt, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced.
Tickets for King Tut go on sale today
Tickets go on sale today at 9 a.m. at the Field Museum for the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibition.The exhibit, which debuts May 26 and runs through Jan. 1, 2007,