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Posted on: October 12, 2006

[ARCHIVED] Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

The Elgin Parks and Recreation Department is taking a trip to the Field Museum to visit the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs on Tuesday, November 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. meeting at the Centre’s Pioneer Room at 100 Symphony Way, Elgin.

This exhibit includes more than 130 priceless artifacts, including treasures from the tomb of the celebrated “boy king” Tutankhamun (King Tut) and other royal tombs, all between 3,000 - 3,500 years old. Only a few of these artifacts were seen at the 1977 King Tut exhibit and many have never before left Egypt.

The trip includes bus transportation, lunch, and admission. Resident fee $54/non-resident fee $64, registration deadline is October 20.

For more information, contact Jane Gregory, Community Recreation Supervisor, at 847/931-6625.

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