Sunday, April 17, 2011

Video: Nicholas Reeves - Behind the Mask of Tutankhamun

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See the video on the above page. Here's the caption:

Nicholas Reeves, Sylvan C. Coleman and Pamela Coleman Memorial Fellow, Department of Egyptian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The magnificent gold headpiece from Tutankhamun's tomb is the best-known Egyptian artwork in the world today. Hear Nicholas Reeves discuss recent scholarship on this exquisite mask, as he reveals the astonishing secret of this object's original intent.

1 comment:

AliceG said...

This video is fantastic. Sure has me thinking, or rethinking. Wondering. He gives very good arguments. Now I'm really confused.