King Tut could give a DAM: Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario
Tutnkhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, the touring art blockbuster which recently opened at the Denver Art Museum, promises to turn the DAM into a tomb.
Tutankhamun is primarily used here as the headliner to sell pricey tickets. Costs vary depending on age, the scheduled time of viewing and the ability to unearth discount coupons. Expect to pay and arm and a leg, but don't expect to see either from King Tut's mummy...
The bulk of the "100 striking objects" on display are the portrait busts and tomb knickknacks of Pharaohs that date back 2,000 years from the time of Tuthankhamun's life, and were most surely relatives that the boy king never even knew.
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At all touring museum money-makers, culture is infantilized to sell tickets to families. Here, the Denver Art Museum has been turned into a playground of hands-on activity stations and flashing video screens that turn any serious study of Egyptian history into American entertainment and play-date recreation.
Look below to see what was tucked under King Tut's sarcophagus...
Don't expect to see King Tut's mummy or golden mummy mask. The small offering of actual King Tut objects on display were found in the periphery of his tomb, and tend to be the common items that a nineteen-year-old male might need in the afterlife.
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