Remembering Tut's Tour of America

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David Kamp writes a thought-provoking article on Tutankhamun's tour of America:




"In 1976, more than 3,000 years after his death, King Tutankhamun’s second reign began as treasures from the Egyptian boy monarch’s tomb reached the U.S., touching off a “Tut-mania” that engulfed everyone from Elizabeth Taylor to Andy Warhol to Steve Martin. David Kamp tells how rival directors of two great American museums joined forces for an epic event that brought the term “blockbuster” to high art."
For full article - The King of New York

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