History is like Frankenstein's monster; all it takes to make it come alive is the right education, a large body of artifacts exhumed from the earth, and an electrical storm. Learn from the past with today's Groupon: for $18, you get two tickets to the Tutankhamun: “Wonderful Things” from the Pharaoh's Tomb exhibition on display through August 31 at Rialto Art and Antiquities on East Congress Street (up to a $36 value). Discounted tickets are available based on age; children 5 and younger are admitted for free.
Rialto Art and Antiques' cultural curators transport history buffs of all types back in time via the Tutankhamun: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh's Tomb exhibit. Explore the boy king's majestic tomb and more than 130 replicas of afterlife travel necessities buried with him, including his funerary mask, mummification couch, weapons, tools, favorite toaster, and more, that reveal a fascinating story of ancient Egypt and the pharaoh's place in it. With deciphered hieroglyphs guiding the way, visitors journey through the splendor of King Tut's burial place and gain insights into Egyptian politics, beliefs, and culture during the reign of the Eighteenth Dynasty.