Tut's tomb to tour In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, tourists look at the tomb of King Tut as it is displayed in a glass case at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
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Artifacts from King Tut's tomb are going on tour next year. This is to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh's resting place.

The exhibit is called ="KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh." It will go on view at the Los Angeles museum in March for 10 months. This is according to the California Science Center. Then it will head to Europe in January 2019 as part of a 10-city international tour.

The museum says the exhibition represents the largest collection of artifacts and gold from Tutankhamun's tomb ever to go on public display outside of Egypt. It says 40 percent of the items are leaving Egypt for the first and last time before going on permanent display. They will be at a new museum being built near the Giza Pyramids in Egypt.

King Tut's tomb was discovered in 1922, more than 3,000 years after his death.

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COMMENTS (67)
  • ChloeT-del
    11/30/2017 - 04:53 p.m.

    This article is about artifacts from King Tut's tomb. They are going to be on tour for the 100th anniversary for his resting place. The artifacts are leaving the Egyptian pyramid and are going to be on display for the public for the first time. According to the California Science Center, the artifacts will be on display in March for ten months at the Los Angeles museum.

  • JulianR-del
    11/30/2017 - 04:57 p.m.

    Artifacts from King Tuts Tomb are going on tour next year. It will mark the 100 year anniversary of his discovery. King Tuts tomb was discovered in 1922 more than 3000 years after his death.

  • PedroM-del1
    11/30/2017 - 05:02 p.m.

    These artifacts should leave Egypt so they could be preserved better. But isn't that violation of private property? Who wants their artifacts raided from their tomb. Certainly not me! I believe that it is wrong to take artifacts that are not even theirs. Its disgusting, disgraceful, and disappointing.

  • EvanC-del
    11/30/2017 - 05:03 p.m.

    I really enjoyed this topic because I love Egyptians and their way of learning. I would probably want to learn Egyptian hieroglyphics. Also how they made their pyramids.

  • DavidN-del
    11/30/2017 - 05:21 p.m.

    They should because some people don't have the money or time to visit this artifact so bringing this all around the world will give a better idea about king tut and the Egyptians.

  • JadeR-del
    11/30/2017 - 05:22 p.m.

    There is a new tomb tour, but not just any tour! King Tut's tomb to be exact!
    "Artifacts from King Tut's tomb are going on tour next year. This is to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh's resting place."

  • JosephF-del
    11/30/2017 - 05:46 p.m.

    These artifacts should leave Egypt so people could learn about them. If an artifact is put in a museum, many people can see it and learn about ancient Egyptian history.

  • PriscillaD-del
    11/30/2017 - 05:54 p.m.

    The article is about a tour being held based on artifacts from King Tut's tomb. This is to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh's resting place. The museum says the exhibition represents the largest collection of artifacts and gold from Tutankhamun's tomb ever to go on public display outside of Egypt. King Tut's tomb was discovered in 1922, more than 3,000 years after his death.

  • SamanthaM-del1
    11/30/2017 - 06:02 p.m.

    Artifacts from King Tuts tomb are going on tour next year. This is to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Egyptian Pharaohs resting place.

  • EoinM-del
    11/30/2017 - 06:21 p.m.

    They could be stolen very easily. The security could be falty and isis are hunting these things down.

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