Transcending Eternity: The Centennial Tutankhamun Conference is a meeting held in Luxor, Egypt, organized by the American Research Center in Egypt, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, 4-6 November 2022.
The aim of this conference is to celebrate the centennial of the iconic discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by contextualizing it and presenting the latest research on the king, his tomb, and its contents.
The speakers are all invited experts in different aspects of the life and the death of Tutankhamun, as well as in the history of the excavation of his tomb and the preservation and display of his collection. The conference is divided into five sessions: 1. The Discovery of the Tomb; 2. Archaeometry; 3. Art; 4. Genealogy, Administration, and Reuse, and 5. Complete/Incomplete Collection. The keynote speech will be delivered on the evening of November 4 by renowned Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass. The first session will include presentations by Lord George Carnarvon and Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the descendants of Lord George Herbert the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, who sponsored Howard Carter’s excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun.
The conference is in-person and will take place in Sonesta St.George hotel, Luxor.