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Carbondale, Illinois: Pyramid of King Tut the Dog Team Field Report

Saluki Stadium

Arena Drive, Carbondale, IL
On the campus of Southern Illinois University. On the north side of Saluki Drive just west of S. Illinois Ave./US Hwy 51, in front of the entrance to Saluki Stadium.
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Pyramid of King Tut the Dog

King Tut was the mascot of the Southern Illinois Salukis, and is buried beneath a small pyramid at the entrance to Saluki Stadium. Report...

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Salukis sculptures.

Sphinx-like Salukis. Pyramid of King Tut the Dog

Installed in 2010, two giant concrete Sphinx-like Salukis (noses still intact) sit high atop the stairway guarding the entrance to SIU Arena and watching over the Pyramid Tomb of King Tut the mascot.

[Mike Gassmann, 09/11/2020]

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The Bucky DomeThe Bucky Dome, Carbondale, IL - 1 mi.
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