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Uncovering King Tut: Busting Egyptian Myths

Presented by The Discovery Center of Idaho

with Emily Mahon, Education Director

About The Discovery Center of Idaho

The Discovery Center of Idaho is Idaho's only hands-on science center. The Discovery Center provides fun, interactive STEM learning by bringing the community over 150 hands-on exhibits, non-traditional educational programming for all ages, and a safe space for all to explore. Located in the heart of Boise’s downtown, they have been inspiring lifelong interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math since 1988.

About the class

Is the curse of the mummy true? Who else was buried in King Tut’s tomb? Was the mask really made for him? Dig deeper into King Tut’s tomb with the Discovery Center of Idaho. Meet a real archaeologist, and get to the bottom of some of Egypt's myths!

Meet your instructor, Emily:

Emily Mahon is the Education Director at the Discovery Center of Idaho and owner and instructor of Mondays @ the Museum, LLC. She formerly served as President of Museum Educators of Southern California, Senior Director of Education at the Bowers Museum, Associate Educator of Teacher and Performance Programs at the Skirball Cultural Center, and Regional Programs Manager at The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County.

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