The university’s president handed Hawass two doctoral degrees in Russian and English.
Tutankhamun is the focus of Egyptian antiquities’ researchers, who have tried, since the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter in 1922, to decipher the mystery surrounding the young king's life and death.
During the visit, Hawass met with the Russian Minister of Culture and spoke about the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt.
The city spans back to the reign of the greatest king of Egypt, King Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt from 1391 BC.
The Cairo branch of the Austrian Archaeological Institute/Austrian Academy of Sciences is the only permanent scientific research center in the field of archaeological research outside Europe.
The world-renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass delivered a lecture organized by Warren County Public Library, Bowling Green.