Production info

Tutankhamun's Gold Throne
كرسي توت عنخ آمون الذهبي
Egypt, 1982

Directed by Shadi Abdel Salam (شادي عبدالسلام)

Salah, a boy, wanders about with his uncle through the Cairo museum, where he is fascinated by the statues and especially the restauration work in progress on Tutankhamun's throne. His uncle tells him the story of ancient Egypt and of the relation between Tutankhamun and Akhenaten.

One of three docudrama's by renowned Egyptian filmmaker Shadi Abdel Salam produced to spread awareness of the ancient Egyptian heritage between 1982 en 1986. The other two are Al Ahramat Wama Kablaha (الأهرامات وما قبلها) in 1984 and Ann Ramses Al Thany (رع مسيس الثاني) in 1986.

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