Regal tourist attraction opens in Egypt

By WEEK Producer

May 1, 2014 Updated May 1, 2014 at 10:34 PM CDT

LUXOR, Egypt -- Egyptian tourism officials have unveiled a precise replica of the tomb of King Tutankhamun

They say 3D imaging was used to measure and record every detail of the real King Tut's tomb. Think of it as an Egyptian version of "Abe Lincoln's New Salem': Not the real thing but really, really close.

For the record, King Tut's original tomb was closed to the public due to deterioration ----caused by decades of use by tourists.