Calling all history buffs and art enthusiasts! An amazingly detailed King Tutankhamun exhibit has been wowing visitors at Exhibition Hub Atlanta Art Center, and tickets are here. As you find yourself searching for fun indoor activities in Atlanta this winter, look no further than this unique glimpse into Ancient Egypt.
For those wondering how the traveling exhibition has already captured the attention of over 7 million visitors worldwide, we’ve shared our top 5 reasons why Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures is worth a visit.
Now open at the spacious Exhibition Hub Atlanta Art Center in Doraville, the exhibit showcases over 1,000 scientifically produced replicas of King Tutankhamun’s treasures. From golden jewelry inlaid with turquoise and coral to detailed chariots, the exquisite reproductions shine a light on the opulence and craftsmanship of ancient Egypt.
Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures displays many contents of King Tutankhamun’s tomb just as they were when British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered them in 1922. This faithful representation will make you feel as if you’ve stepped straight into the infamous archaeological discovery site.
Guests will have the opportunity to listen to an audio guide as they make their way throughout the exhibit. This guide will provide you with fascinating context about each item on display, giving you historical insight into Tutankhamun’s tomb, ornate jewelry, golden mask and other marvelous treasures that you encounter during your visit.
The golden mask of Tutankhamun is one of the most internationally recognized pieces of art to this day. The exhibition’s painstakingly reproduced funerary mask demonstrates the skill of Egyptian goldsmithing. As you examine the masterpiece, you will be transported to the lavish world of the young king.
5. Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures is the most complete exhibition dedicated to the young pharaoh in the world
With hundreds of perfectly reconstructed objects, incredible Egyptian artwork and eye-opening explanations, Tutankhamun:His Tomb and His Treasures is the most comprehensive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamun worldwide. Simply put, it’s a must-see for all history fans!