From the Archives: King Tut Bus

King Tut Bus

Primary Resources, a blog of Metro’s Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive, has posted some images of vehicles, including this “King Tut bus,” decorated for the U.S. tour of “The Treasures of King Tutankhamun”  exhibit, which was on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for four months starting in February 1978.

Photo: King Tut bus, 1978 Credit: Metro

“King Tut fever” also gave us this

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1 Response to From the Archives: King Tut Bus

  1. Was guest of the indomitable Muriel (Mrs. Selig) Seligman pre-opening night of the LA County Art Museum Tut Exhibit. Seeing those objects in person was beyond awe. Egypt is in all of our DNA. And a brighter, more engaged friend as Muriel one could not have.


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