Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt

Egyptologists find vast millenia-old 'lost golden city'

Archaeologists hailed on April 8the discovery of "the largest" ancient city found in Egypt, buried under sand for millenia, which experts said was one of the most important finds since unearthing Tutankhamun's tomb.

Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced the discovery of the "lost golden city", saying the site was uncovered near Luxor, home of the legendary Valley of the Kings.

Tutankhamun's treasure: Gold and mystery

The legendary treasure of ancient Egypt's boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, some of which is touring the world for the first time, is shrouded in richness and mystery. At least one million people are expected to flock to a "once in a generation" exhibition, titled "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh," which opened in Paris at the weekend.

Tutankhamun | Athens | To End-February

Hellenic Cosmos presents "Tutankhamun: A Journey to Eternity," an exhibition that takes visitors into the heart of the excavations conducted by English archaeologist Howard Carter at the Egyptian pharaoh's tomb in the 1920s. The show explores facts and fiction surrounding the legend of King Tut, with precise replicas of many of the key discoveries in the tomb and a wealth of information.