The American “Art and Objective” website, which cares about the arts, tracks the history of the famous Tutankhamun exhibitions in cities and countries around the world, highlighting the excellent hospitality and excellent attendance experienced by these exhibitions at various times over the centenary. Fame for the discovery of the tombs of most pharaoh kings.
The site pointed out that numerous artefacts and collections belonging to King Tutankhamun are often found in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, where it is planned to transfer all the pieces of the boy to the Grand Egyptian Museum. Once opened in November this year, after many years of delays related to the epidemic, the people of the world will be able to see in one place the treasures found in the tomb of King Pharaoh of Gold.
In 1922, Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered
In 1922, Howard Carter, a famous British archaeologist, opened his tomb, with 5,398 artefacts from around the world. Since then, the young pharaoh has played a key role in Western notions of ancient Egyptian history.
He continued, “For decades there have been numerous tourist exhibitions of the Pharaoh kings, and the treasures of Tutankhamun and the boy’s Golden Age traveled from Europe to the United States from 2004 to 2011, which were considered particularly special.”
Exhibition “Treasures of Tutankhamun”
The report points out that the most important travel exhibition centered on the boy emperor was the “Treasures of Tutankhamun”, which was organized during the period (1972 to 1981), although there were travel exhibitions such as “The Treasure of Tutankhamun” (1961-1967). And many travel exhibitions, other galleries have existed since then, but they have not generated the same amount of interest and excitement.
He added, “This travel exhibition came as part of a new series of diplomatic efforts between Egypt and the West, beginning in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s and was primarily believed by the authorities to change public perceptions of Egypt.”
He explained that in addition to travel tours and exhibitions in the United Kingdom and the United States at the time, the Soviet Union held the treasures of Tutankhamun through three museums, and after the US tour, the exhibition. Shipped to many locations in Germany and Canada.
The US version of the Tutankhamun Exhibition attracts millions of visitors
In 2015, the National Trust for Humanity (NEH), an independent federal agency of the U.S. government established by the 1965 National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, discussed the lasting impact of Tutankhamun’s exhibitions on local economies and the state. Archaeological Museums note that during a tour of the United States, visitors to the boy Baronic emperor’s exhibitions spent $ 100,000 a week on memorabilia alone.
He continued, “Tutankhamun’s exhibitions in the United States alone attracted 1.27 million visitors – 633,500 of them came from outside the city, while the American version of Tutankhamun’s treasures attracted about 8 million visitors and cost the Egyptian government $ 9 million, which was used to renovate cultural sites.”
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