June 10, 2014 4:58 PM

Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass will speak Wednesday in Kansas City

The charismatic former head of antiquities in Egypt has seemingly been in every documentary about pyramids, tombs and pharaohs. Hawass is in Kansas City for the first time to give a lecture and to promote a new book as well as the King Tut exhibit at Union Station. He laments lost treasures during recent years of upheaval in Egypt.

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