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The Mystery of the Pyramids and the Sphinx: Recent Discoveries

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center & Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal cordially invite you 


Who built the Great Pyramids of Giza? Why? Are there any secret tunnels and hidden doors inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu? What is the mystery of the so-called Osiris shaft? What is the story of the curse of the Sphinx?

The glory and the Magic of the Pyramids and the Sphinx capture the hearts of people all over the world. These are some of the most asked questions on the pyramids and the Sphinx. The answers are the subject of Dr. Zahi Hawass’s lecture, as well as the recent discoveries around the pyramids and the Sphinx. 

Dr. Zahi Hawass is the former Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Director of Excavations at Giza, Saqqara, Bahariya Oasis and the famous Valley of the Kings.

Thursday, March 5, 2015


5 p.m. VIP Reception and Private Book Signing

6:30 p.m. Lecture and Q&A facilitated by Dr. Clarence G. Newsome, President

As part of the Q&A session, Dr. Hawass will discuss current freedom issues in the face of a changing Egypt.

Harriet Tubman Theater

50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

Parking not included. To order tickets via phone, call (513) 287-7001. Reservations requested by Friday, February 27, 2015.  Seating is limited.



VIP Ticket $125

Includes VIP reception, reserved lecture seating and copy of Hawass’s newest book, Discovering Tutankhamun: From Howard Carter to DNA with private book signing.

Lecture & Book $75

Includes lecture and copy of Hawass’s newest book, Discovering Tutankhamun: From Howard Carter to DNA

Lecture Only $50  






Event Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 5:30pm