KING TUT EXHIBIT OPENS FT LAUDERDALE
"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," on display during a media preview on December 14, 2005, will open to the public on December 15 at Ft. Lauderdale's Museum of Art. This painted calcite bust of the young King Tutankhamun is one of the many artifacts on display. (UPI Photo/Marino-Cantrell)
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