"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs'' opens April 23 at the Discovery Times Square Exposition in New York. This blockbuster exhibit, up until Jan. 2 on this, its last US stop, features more than 130 ancient artifacts, including 50 pieces from the tomb of King Tut, the boy king who ruled Egypt for nearly a decade around 1333 BC.
Special family days May 9 and June 13 offer kid-friendly tours, Egyptian-themed face painting, and a mummy-wrapping activity. Adults $27.50, seniors $25.50, children ages 4-12 $17.50, 3 and under free, 888-9-TUT-NYC, http://www.kingtutnyc.org
Photo: Andreas F. Voegelin, Antikenmuseum Basel and Sammlung Ludwig
Posted by Kari Bodnarchuk, Globe correspondent