Dr. Zahi Hawass: Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs


Dr. Zahi Hawass: Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs


7:30 PM


$40.00 to $175.00


Jones Hall

World-renowned archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass discusses the magnificent life, death and conquests of a beloved and charismatic pharaoh.


Travel back 3,200 years across the sands of the Sahara Desert to a god amongst men—Ramses the Great. Your guide this evening, Egyptian archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs, Dr. Zahi Hawass, will untangle truth from the myth as he discusses the magnificent life, death and conquests of this beloved and charismatic pharaoh.

This lecture is offered in conjunction with the world premiere of Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs an exhibit presented by World Heritage Exhibitions and Cityneon and on view at the Houston Museum of natural Science.


Effective Jan. 4, 2022

All audience members ages 5 and above are required to show proof of a negative professionally administered Covid-19 test (not an at home self test) OR proof of vaccination.

All attendees must also show a government-issued ID that matches the name on the negative test proof or vaccination record. Children up to age 18 may be accompanied by an adult with such identification.

Masks are required inside the theater for all patrons ages 3 and above, when not actively eating or drinking. Eating and drinking are permitted in lobby areas only and not allowed inside the seating area of the theater.

These two forms of negative COVID-19 test are acceptable:
1. Professionally administered PCR COVID-19 tests taken within 72 hours prior to the performance.
2. Professionally administered rapid antigen COVID-19 test taken within 6 hours prior to the performance.

These forms of vaccination proof are acceptable:
1. A CDC designated vaccine card that has two vaccine dates for the Pfizer/Moderna vaccine or one vaccine date for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (the date of the final dose must be at least 14 days prior to the performance). All CDC and WHO approved vaccines will be accepted.
2. A photo or digital copy of the card

Current ticket holders who can’t or don't wish to show proof of negative PCR test or vaccination should contact the box office at info@spahouston.org or 713-227-4772.

All audience members are asked to self-screen prior to arriving to the theater. Patrons can expect a low touch environment, including e-tickets, digital programs & credit/debit card only transactions. All Health & Safety protocols and requirements are subject to change and are at the discretion of the artist, presenter, or venue. More on Health & Safety at our FAQ page.

Looking for the perfect compliment to the live event with Dr. Zahi Hawass?
Check the exhibit, Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs, on view at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, now until May 23, 2022.

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