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Tutankhamun Treasures, Washington, 3/11/1961 – 3/12/1961

Events 3 November 1961 – Opening of the Tutankhamun Exhibit Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy (First Lady of the United States) Dr. John Walker (Director, National Gallery of Art) Dr. Leonard Carmichael (Secretary, Smithsonian Institution) Dr. Mostafa Kamel (Ambassador of the United … Continue reading

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Tutankhamun Treasures (1961) – National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC.   November 3, 1961–December 3, 1961 West Building Main Floor, Rotunda Overview: 34 small objects from the Cairo … Continue reading

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Tutankhamun Treasures (1961–1964) – Dates and Locations

USA 1961 Tutankhamun Treasures The first travelling exhibition of  Tutankhamun artifacts, 34 objects, “to stimulate public interest in the UNESCO-sponsored salvage program for Nubian monuments threatened by the Aswan Dam project”  

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