2010 NSF GK-12 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference

Field Trips

King Tut

Location: Denver, CO

Website: http://www.tutdenver.com/

Summary: See breathtaking treasures from Tutankhamun's tomb-including the golden sandals found on his mummy and a canopic jar that held his internal organs-and visit the largest image of King Tut ever unearthed, a 10-foot statue found at the remains of a funerary temple. Encounter artifacts from other powerful rulers and learn about the pharaohs' function in both the earthly and divine worlds. Plus, relive the excitement of Howard Carter's 1922 discovery of King Tut's tomb and explore new scientific discoveries that provide insight into the Boy King's legendary life and death.

Approximate Time Needed: At least 2 hours

Visiting the Museum: Click here to plan your visit.

Notes: Tickets must be purchased in advance as this showing is known to sell out very quickly.