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Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Pacific Science Center: The Future of Egypt’s Past: Thebes and the Valley of the Kings

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$10.

Science

Kent Weeks, Professor of Egyptian Archaeology at The American University in Cairo, explains how cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned archaeological excavation have led to exciting discoveries in the Valley of the Kings, where ancient Egypt’s most powerful rulers were buried.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Pacific Science Center: Wrath of the Gods: Disease and Deceased in the Ancient World

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$10.

Civics, Science

The study of ancient civilizations is now enhanced by forensic and genetic techniques. Dr. Angelique Corthals, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology of Stony Brook University Medical School, discusses the use of forensic anthropology in the search for Queen Hatshepsut’s lost mummy.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Pacific Science Center: Modern Science Leads to King Tut’s Killer

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$10.

Science, Special Programming

Dr. W. Benson Harer Jr. discusses the latest studies that reveal an unexpected conclusion: The most likely cause of the death of King Tutankhamun was an attack by a killer who literally tore his heart out.

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