11 novembre 2009

Egypt's Famous Tomb of Tutankhamun Set for 5-Year Renovation Project by Getty

Egypt's antiquities chief Dr. Zahi Hawass, center, supervises the removal of King Tut from his stone sarcophagus in his underground tomb in the famed Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt. Egypt and the California-based Getty Conservation Institute announced Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 a five year project to restore the Tomb of Tutankhamun, the boy king whose golden mask and artifacts have long awed the world. AP Photo/Ben Curtis. CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's famous Tomb of Tutankhamun will undergo a five-year project to clean and restore the... [Lire la suite]