Among the Tut swag featured is ornate jewelry, a pair of solid-gold sandals and the coffinette that held his stomach. But the riches arent limited to those of King Tut; treasures and priceless riches from all 30 Egyptian royal dynasties will be on hand, including some from Tuts father Akhenaten, who was branded a heretic and virtually erased from historical record by later Egyptians for changing religions.
Altogether, the exhibit features more than 100 spectacular finds from throughout Egyptian history, most of which have never been seen by the public. Oh, and in case you need to brush up on your Egyptology, theres a short documentary narrated by Dr. Henry Indiana Jones (or actor Harrison Ford, if youre no fun). 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 12:15 to 7 p.m. Sundays. 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7300 or visit www.mfah.org. $16 to $33.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: Oct. 16. Continues through April 15, 2011