Editor's note: This exhibition is organized by Arts and Exhibitions International, AEG Exhibitions and the National Geographic Society, in association with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities. Northern Trust is the proud cultural partner of the exhibition and American Airlines is the official airline. The Houston presentation of Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs is made possible by Apache.
Not all the treasures of Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs are found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston galleries. Between the Beck Gift Shop and the official exhibition shop, there are items for every interest at every price. Holiday shopping is in full swing, so why not stock up on gifts fit for a king or queen?
Designer Claudia Lobao stunning Egyptian-inspired necklace, available at the Beck Gift Shop.
This hat is an exact replica of the famous hat worn by Dr. Zahi Hawass on his numerous archaeological expeditions.
Overseen personally by Dr. Hawass, this hat even has a copy of his signature inside. All profits from the sale of this hat go to fund the Children's Museum in Cairo.
Land of Pharaohs and Viziers, of tombs filled with gold and gems, of hieroglyphics meant to guide the soul from this world into the next — this is ancient Egypt, one of the earliest and most fascinating cultures in all of human history.
Dazzling photographs of more than 150 pieces of art and jewelry, most never before seen outside their homeland, make Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs a marvel to behold and a richly rewarding panorama of ancient Egyptian history.
After touring Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, visitors can create a custom cartouche in silver or gold. Computer kiosks are located in the official exhibit gift shop. $65-$660
This wild and crazy King Tut tissue box cover is one of the most popular items in the official exhibit gift shop. $29.95
This sterling silver ankh pendant symbolizes life and is available at the official exhibit gift shop. $25
Cuddle up with the "Tutty Bear," a favorite among pint-sized discovery seekers. $17.95
Gold-plated and adjustable Snake Ring, $16.95
Egyptian T- Shirts for kids and adults, $21.50.
Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs runs October 16, 2011 to April 15, 2012 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Caroline Wiess Law Building at 1001 Bissonnet. For more information, call 713.639.7300 or visit mfah.org.
For tickets, call the King Tut Ticket Hotline at 1-888-931-4TUT (4888)
Tut Exhibition Entry Times are:
Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Opens at 9 a.m., closes at 5 p.m.)
Thursday- Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Opens at 9:30 a.m., closes at 9 p.m.)
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Opens at 12:15 p.m., closes at 7 p.m.)
MFAH Collection die cut mummy magnet, $5.50