ARCE's Tutankhamun Centennial Events

Egypt is Hosting a Massive Centennial Celebration for Tutankhamun’s Discovery- Lovin Cairo

Between 4-6 November, 2022, ARCE organized a three day conference in Luxor to celebrate the latest research on the boy-king along with his tomb and its contents. To read more, click here.


100 Years Later: Celebrating Tutankhamun and the Egyptians Keeping Him Alive- Egyptian Streets

ARCE organized a three day conference titled "Transcending Eternity: The Centennial Tutankhamun" to mark the centenarry of discovering king Tutankhamun's tomb by Howard Carter. To read more, click here.


Luxor to Host Three Days of Festivities to Celebrate Centennial of Tutankhamun Tomb Discovery- Cairo Scene

ARCE organized a three day conference titled "‘Transcending Eternity: The Centennial Tutankhamun." The conference featured distinguished speakers such as Lord George Carnarvon and Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the descendants of Lord George Herbert, Earl of Carnarvon, who funded Howard Carter’s historic excavation and Dr. Zahi Hawass renowned Egyptologist and Former Minsiter of Antiquities. To read more, click here.


King Tut’s Legacy Lives On 100 Years After the Unearthing of His Tomb- Cairo360

Egypt celebrated the history of its most prominent pharaoh. Despite his short time on the throne, King Tut became a global icon and symbol of Egypt's rich history. To read more, click here.


Egypt Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Discovery of King Tutankhamun Tomb- Xinhuanet

On Friday, Egypt organized events to celebrate the centennial of the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922. To read more, click here.


Egypt to Organize a Grand Celebration to the Centennial of Tutankhamun’s Tomb Discovery on November 4- egypttoday

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA), ARCE organized a three day conference which featured a speech by renowned Egyptologist and Former Minsiter of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass. To read more, click here.


100 Years since the Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb- ABC7 News

Watch this interview by ABC7 News featuring Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's Director for U.S. Outreach and Programs as she discusses the various events taking place at Luxor to celebrate the centenary of discovering king Tutankhamun's tomb.


The United States and Egypt Celebrate the Restoration of Carter House and the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb- U.S. Embassy in Egypt

The U.S. Government along with the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA) and other esteemed funding bodies supported the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) efforts to conserve Howard Carter's house. To read more, click here.


Egypt Celebrates 100 Years of Discovering King Tutankhamun's Tomb- AP News

To learn more about Howard Carter's house and ARCE's conservation efforts on site, click here.


The Archaeological Discovery of the Tomb of the Golden King Places Egypt at the Forefront of Civilization and History- Al Wafd News

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA), the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) organized an exclusive gala dinner at the breathtaking Luxor Temple as part of the various activities that took place to celebrate the centenary of discovering king Tutankhamun's tomb. To read more, click here.


The Opening of Howard Carter's House at Luxor's West Bank- Al Wafd News

As part of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) efforts to celebrate the centenary of discovering king Tutankahmun's tomb, an opening ceremony at Howard Carter's house was held to celebrate the completion of restoration efforts at this historical monument. To read more, click here.


Luxor Marks Centenary of Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb with Little Fanfare- The National News

As part of the efforts to celebrate the centenary of discovering king Tutankhamun's tomb, the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) carried out an opening ceremony at Howard Carter' house to celebrate the completion of restoration efforts on site. To read more, click here.


Egypt Celebrates the Centenary of the Discovery of its Youngest King- The Independent

In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA), the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) celebrated the centenary of disovering king Tutankhamun's tomb. To read more, click here.


Youm 7 Newspaper Take a Tour Inside Howard Carter's House

To celebrate the centenary of discovering king Tutankhamun's tomb, Youm 7 newspaper attended the opening ceremony at Howard Carter's house. To read more, click here.


The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt Reveals Details on the Centenary Celebration of Discovering King Tutankhamun- Youm 7

As part of the efforts to celebrate the centenary of the discovery of king Tutankhamun's tomb that took place on November 4, 2022, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, Dr. Mostafa Waziri started his day by paying a visit to the tomb in Valley of the Kings which was then followed by an opening ceremony at Howard Carter's house and the day ended with a grandiose gala dinner at Luxor temple. To read more, click here.


His Excellency Minister of Tourism & Antiquities and the Governor of Luxor Inagurated the Opening of Howard Carter's House- Youm 7

Through ARCE's conservation efforts, his excellency Minister of Tourism & Antiquities, Ahmed Issa and the Governor of  Luxor, attended the opening ceremony at the house. To read more, click here.


Luxor Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb- Youm 7

To celebrate the centenary of discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun, Luxor witnessed an eventful weekend to celebrate the cause. To read more, click here.


A Keynote Speech by Dr. Zahi Hawass to Celebrate the Centenary of Discovering King Tutankahmun's Tomb- Youm7

In the presence of the U.S. and British Ambassadors to Egypt, Dr. Zahi Hawass gave a keynote speech on the history of the discovery of king Tutankhamun as part of the tomb's centenary celebration. To read more, click here.


Dr. Zahi Hawass Announces an Opera on Tutankhamun to Take Place in Luxor in March 2023- Youm7 

In his keynote speech to celebrate the 100th anniversary of discovering king Tutankhamun at the Sonesta St. George Hotel, Luxor, Dr. Zahi Hawass announced that an opera on Tutankamun will take place between March 3-4, 2023 at Hatshepsut Temple. To read more, click  here.


An Opening Ceremony Held to Celebrate the Completion of the Restoration of Howard Carter's House at Luxor- Alhurra

Watch this video featuring prominent individuals such as the U.S Ambassdor to Egypt, Mr. Daniel Rubinstein as they explain the importance of conserving the house.


After 100 Years, What is the Significance of the Amazing Tomb of Tutankhamun? Restoration Details of the House of the Tomb's Discoverer- Al Hekaya Television Program

Watch this Interview by prominent Egyptian Journalist, Amr Adeeb as he talks to renowned Egyptologist and Former Minsiter of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass on the efforts carried out to celebrate the tomb's centenary.


Inside Carter's House After its Restoration, See the Belongings of the Discoverer of King Tutankhamun's Tomb- Cairo 24

Watch this video as Cairo 24 take its viewers on a tour of Carter's House.


Luxor Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb- Cairo 24

The program itinerary included a keynote speech by the renowned Egyptian archaeologist and former Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass titled "Tutankhamun: Family, Death, and the Valley of the Kings After Howard Carter." To read more, click here.


Luxor Celebrated the Centenary of Tutankhamun's Tomb Through the Opening of Howard Carter's House- Cairo 24

Through funding from the the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Adina Le Savin Family Trust, and in partnership with Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA), the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) carried out restoration efforts at Howard Carter's house, located at  Luxor's West Bank, for a period of 10 months. To read more, click here.


12 Prominent Local and International Figures Attended Luxor's Centenary Celebration of Discovering Tutankhamun's Tomb -Cairo 24

On November 4, Luxor celebrated the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, which was discovered by Howard Carter, in the presence of Lord George and Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the descendants of Lord George Herbert the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, who sponsored Howard Carter’s excavation of the tomb. To read more, click here.


The Opening at Carter House, the Discoverer of King Tutankhamun's Tomb, British Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Gareth Bayley Delivers a Speech- Cairo Live 24

On Friday, November 4, 2022, Luxor Governorate witnessed the inauguration of the house of Howard Carter, the discoverer of king Tutankhamun's tomb, after the completion of its restoration. To read more, click here.


Sally El Sabbahy, Heritage Outreach and Planning Manager at the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE): We are Proud of our Participation in the Restoration of Carter's House, the Discoverer of Tutankhamun's Tomb- Al Kahera 24

Watch this video featuring Sally El Sabbahy as she explains ARCE conservation efforts at this historical house. To watch the video, click here.


100 Years Since the Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb, the Only Untouched Tomb, Dr. Mostafa Waziri Reveals the Reason Behind This- Ten TV

Watch this video featuring the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, Dr. Mostafa Waziri, as he celebrates the centenary of discovery the boy-king's tomb. To watch the video, click here.