king tut exhibition new york


Engagement ended January 17, 2011

Behold the legendary treasures of King Tut. For the first time in a generation, revel in the splendor of the ancient Egyptian world as you view a dazzling array of possessions unearthed from his tomb, along with antiquities representing his family and contemporaries. Through 10 galleries and 130 artifacts, New York City will experience the world of the pharaohs like never before with the King Tut Exhibition

  • King Tut's chariot has arrived at Discovery TSX. In its first appearance outside of Egypt, see the chariot that may have caused the death of King Tutankhamun.
  • See the Boy King's golden canopic coffinette and the crown found on his head when the tomb was discovered
  • Learn about the extraordinary discovery of Tut’s tomb and the beliefs and funerary processes of ancient Egypt
  • New scientific findings about King Tut will go on display for the first time in a gallery devoted to the latest DNA studies and other forensic information about his life and death.  Read more from the New York Times and USA Today

*Organized by the National Geographic Society, Arts and Exhibitions International and AEG Exhibitions with cooperation from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. Northern Trust is a proud cultural partner and American Airlines is the official airline.

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  • King Tut Coffinette
  • Canopic Stopper
  • Scarab
  • King Tut's Gilded Coffin
  • Mannequin of Tutankhamun
  • Pectoral in Shape of Falcon
  • Pectoral of Winged Scarab
  • Chair of Prince Sitamun
  • Inlaid Broad Collar
  • Ceramonial Dagger
  • Royal Headdress
  • Inlaid Pectoral