6-7pm (Egypt) | This lecture is part of our in-person Cairo event programme

The excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb served as a watershed moment for Egyptians to assess where they stood in the field of archaeological excavation and Egyptology learning. The Egyptian Intellectuals worked tirelessly to raise public awareness of archaeological discoveries and encourage Egyptology education for Egyptian students both at home and abroad. However, there was hardly an Egyptian Contribution to Clearing and conserving the Tutankhamun Collection whose discovery was as a chock motivated the Egyptians to improve their position in the world of Archaeology.

Dr Hend Mohamed Abdel Rahman (Associate Professor, Minia University)

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