Golden mummy cases are on display for the "Discovery of King Tut" exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry from October 2018 to January 2019. 

Golden mummy cases are on display for the “Discovery of King Tut” exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry from October 2018 to January 2019. 

Courtesy of OMSI

 

  

  • As part of the museum’s “Discovery of King Tut,” exhibit, OMSI is bringing archeologist Zahi Hawass to Portland. We’ll talk with Hawass about why the ancient Egyptian pharaoh still fascinates people around the world.

 

  

  • This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass. Historian David Blight has just released a new biography of Douglass and shares his thoughts about the importance of Douglass in American history. We spoke to Blight last spring when he was in town for a symposium at Linfield College.

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