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King Tut’s final days at Pacific Science Center

They’re getting ready to wrap King Tut at Pacific Science Center. He may be more than 3,000 years old but the Boy King’s days are numbered – in Seattle, at least. Jan. 6 is the final day for “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs.”

PSC has sold more than 625,000 tickets to date and the center is extending its hours during the final few weeks.

• Beginning December 26, and for the rest of the show, entry to the exhibit will begin at 9 a.m.
• The final two weekends, Dec. 28-29 and Jan. 4-6, will

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King Tut burns the midnight lamp oil

200,000 tickets have been sold to the King Tut exhibit at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center and the show has been selling out every Saturday. In response PSC is extending the last entry time to 8 p.m. on Saturdays in July.

“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” opened on May 24. I saw the show on a press tour the day before. Here’s my story that we published on May 24:

All that glitters really is gold when you’re an Egyptian pharaoh.

Gold sandals, gold statues, gold jewelry. They are some of the 130 artifacts from the tomb

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Tickets now on sale for Tutankhamun at Pacific Science Center

Gold never loses its luster or its ability to dazzle. And neither does King Tut. The treasures that came from his tomb in 1922 (exactly 89 years ago today) are just as brilliant today as when they were sealed up with his mummy in 1325 B.C.

You’ll be able to see some, but not all, of those famous objects starting in May when “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs” opens at Pacific Science Center in Seattle.

Tickets for the show that runs May 24 through January 6, 2013 went on sale today to the general public. It’s

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