Abstract: The Murder of Tutankhamen

Lecturer: Bob Brier

Three thousand years ago, King Tutankhamen, a 19-year-old pharaoh, died mysteriously.  Soon after the burial, all traces of the king and his young wife were systematically erased.  In this lecture, Egyptologist Bob Brier follows the archaeological clues to suggest that the boy-king was murdered.

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Marie-Henriette Gates is with Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Bilkent University in Turkey, and holds her degrees from Yale  (Ph.D.) and Bryn Mawr.  Her research and... Read More

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