Talks & Lectures

Egyptology: The Tomb of King Tutankhamun

When: Thu., Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m. 2016

Halloween may be over but if your interest in the dead isn't, head over to the College of Idaho to learn more about King Tutankhamun, the world's most famous mummy. As part of the College of Idaho Community Learning lecture series, Jan Summers Duffy, an archeologist and Egyptologist, is hosting a class on the famous boy king, in which she'll talk about Tut's discovery, his impact on the world and her research on DNA and artifacts from his tomb. Summers Duffy writes for Ancient Egypt magazine and given that she has worked on several Egyptian excavations, the class is a rare opportunity to get scientific insight into the mysteries and mystique King Tut's tomb, KV 62. Learn about excavation in Egypt since the 18th century, the tomb's discovery by Howard Carter, and how the tomb has affected the world since 1922 in archaeology, art, history and the newest theory.

The class is open to people high school age and above. Register online at collegeofidaho.edu/community-learning.

Price: $19

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