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King Tut’s Treasures Are Traveling the World for the Last Time

Eileen Kinsella: Artnet

It’s been billed the “mummy” of all King Tut shows—the largest collection of King Tutankhamun’s treasures ever to travel outside of Egypt: This November, the Saatchi Gallery in London will show more than 150 original artifacts from the by king’s tomb, 60 of which have never left Egypt before.

“Please see them, visit them, before they return back to Egypt forever,” said a statement from Mostafa Waziry, secretary general of the Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities, which produced the show along with IMG (the owners of the Frieze Art Fair, which acquired Exhibitions International last January). …Read More

Pictured: Wooden Guardian Statue of the King (Reign of Tutankhamun 1336-1326 B.C.E.) ©Laboratoriorosso, Viterbo, Italy.

2019-02-25T08:37:43+00:00