Institute for Study Abroad - Butler University

IFSA-Butler is pleased to announce world-renowned archaeologist Zahi
Hawass presented a private lecture to Egypt program
students during orientation in January 2010. Dr. Hawass currently
serves as Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and
directs ongoing excavations at Giza, Saqqara, and in the Valley of the
Kings. He has also made a number of major discoveries over the course
of his career, including the Tombs of the Pyramid Builders at Giza and
the Valley of the Golden Mummies at Bahariya Oasis. You can find more
information on Hawass at his Web site or view an interview with Dr. Hawass here.

This discussion forum is a way to keep up with him in the media and discuss his work.

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The Discovery Channel is running a documentary that started last night (Sunday, February 21) and continues tonight about Dr. Hawass and how he recently used DNA testing on mummies to identify the parents of King Tut. It was really interesting and I recommend watching it if you can. Here's a link to an article about it:


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