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March 20, 2018

Behind the Scenes in Transporting a Treasure

Video: King Tut Artifacts Begin World Tour, Transported from Egypt to California by FedEx

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March 7, 2018

How to Ship a World Tour of 3,300-Year-Old Treasures

The only way to transport King Tut’s trove of treasures is through painstaking care and precautions. As the official logistics provider of the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition, FedEx transported 20 crates filled with almost 32,000 pounds of priceless artifacts more than 7,500 miles. Ancient relics are incredibly sensitive to humidity and

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March 7, 2018

Unsealing History: The Legacy of The Pharaohs

In 1,332 BC a nine-year-old boy took the throne of one of the greatest empires in the world. He died just 10 years later, and his name, King Tutankhamun, was largely forgotten by history for over 3,000 years. But when King Tut’s tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922, it was the most intact

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February 15, 2018

Giant Saxophone Arrives in New Orleans for City’s Tricentennial

On April 5th, 2018, the city of New Orleans will celebrate its 300th anniversary. As a gift from the city of Namur, Belgium, FedEx will transport a giant saxophone to New Orleans for the city’s tricentennial celebration.

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