Tutankhamun: Golden King, Great Pharaoh

WED, MAR 18, 2009 (59:30)

Clare Fitzgerald, from the Michael C. Carlos Museum, discusses the two current exhibitions about the most famous archaeological discovery of all time: King Tut’s tomb. Fitzgerald also discusses the photography of Harry Burton, who documented the Tutankhamun excavation when the tomb was discovered in 1922. This event is hosted by The Englishman Gallery in Atlanta.

+ BIO: Clare Fitzgerald

Clare Fitzgerald graduated cum laude from New York University in 2004 and is currently a doctoral candidate at Emory University in Atlanta. She has held positions at the Brooklyn Museum, Michael C. Carlos Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Her research focuses on the material culture of New Kingdom Egypt, particularly the decoration and architecture of 18th Dynasty Theban Tombs.

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