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King Tut

Thursday Evening Lecture Series

The Thursday Evening Lecture Series brings in experts from around the world to discuss the history, science, and cultural impact of Tutankhamun and the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Including question and answer, the lectures are approximately 90 minutes long.

Tutankhamun in context: The Political and Religious Landscapes of Amarna and Thebes

May 12, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Mary-Ann Pouls Wegner, Associate Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Toronto

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Howard Carter and the Search for Tutankhamun

May 26, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. David A. Anderson, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Past to Present: the History of the Science Museum of Minnesota's Mummy

June 9, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Ed Fleming, Curator of Archaeology, Science Museum of Minnesota

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The Murder of Tutankhamun

June 23, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Bob Brier ("Mr. Mummy"), American Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow at the C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Curse of King Tut

July 21, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. David Silverman, National Curator for the King Tut exhibition and the Eckley B. Coxe, Jr. Professor and Curator at the University of Pennsylvania

Update on the Investigation of KV-63: The Newest Tomb in the Valley of the Kings

August 11, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Otto Schaden, Amenmesse / KV-63 Project, The Petty Foundation

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Tutankhamun, the Young African King and His Family: Context and Reality

August 25, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m.
Dr. Molefi Asante, Professor, Department of African American Studies at Temple University

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Ticket Prices (per lecture)

To purchase tickets for the lectures, call (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444. Advance registration is strongly recommended.