Egyptology conference kicking off in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, 1 December - A two-day international Egyptology conference is opening at the National Museum in Ljubljana on Thursday to mark 200 years since French linguist Jean-Francois Champollion deciphered hieroglyphics and a centenary since English archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, who ruled ancient Egypt between 1332 and 1323 BC.

Ljubljana
An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus at the National Museum of Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
File photo

Ljubljana
An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus at the National Museum of Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
File photo

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