The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt in 1922 was not only of major archaeological significance, it also inspired important political debates, popular culture and new fashions. The Ashmolean Museum draws on the Griffith Institute’s archive to look at the legacy of King Tut on 20th-century society.
Click here for the curator’s introduction to the exhibition
‘Discovering Tutankhamun’ is at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, from 24 July–2 November.
The loss of the National Glass Centre would be a shattering blow