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Colossal pyramids, imposing temples, golden treasures, enigmatic hieroglyphs, powerful pharaohs, strange gods, and mysterious mummies are features of Ancient Egyptian culture that have fascinated people over the millennia. The Bible refers to its gods, rulers, and pyramids. Neighboring cultures in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean wrote about its god-like kings and its seemingly endless supply of gold. The Greeks and Romans describe aspects of Egypt's culture and history. As the 19th century began, the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt highlighted the wonders of this ancient land, and public interest soared. Not long after, Champollion deciphered Egypt's hieroglyphs and paved the way for other scholars to reveal that Egyptian texts dealt with medicine, dentistry, veterinary practices, mathematics, literature, and accounting, and many other topics. Then, early in the 20th century, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and its fabulous contents. Exhibitions of this treasure a few decades later resulted in the world's first blockbuster, and its revival in the 21st century has kept interest alive. Join Dr. David Silverman, Professor of Egyptology at Penn, Curator in Charge of the Egyptian Section of the Penn Museum, and curator of the Tutankhamun exhibitions on a guided tour of the mysteries and wonders of this ancient land. He has developed this online course and set it in the galleries of the world famous Penn Museum. He uses many original Egyptian artifacts to illustrate his lectures as he guides students as they make their own discovery of this fascinating culture....

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DA

May 27, 2018

This is indeed a great course. It is very simply put and very easy to follow up.

Do join without any hesitancy if you have a genuine interest in learning about the history of ancient Egypt!

RR

Mar 24, 2020

First online course and I loved every moment of it! It felt really refreshing to hear some old names that I used to study as a child. Well done and thanks again for the amazing opportunity!

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创建者 William w

Jun 4, 2020

Great and interesting course

创建者 Ritvik S S

May 25, 2020

Beautiful Delivery and Tests

创建者 Khalaff

Nov 29, 2017

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创建者 Kalene G

Jan 28, 2021

Great source of information

创建者 Ramakrishnan

May 2, 2020

Learnt new things thank you

创建者 Daniele N

May 29, 2020

Rich and very interesting!

创建者 Millisa

Jun 13, 2017

Loved it so interesting!!!

创建者 Matheus A

Dec 3, 2020

Curso de altíssimo nível!

创建者 Qn1ko 1

Dec 28, 2020

interesting introduction

创建者 Margarita S

Jun 24, 2020

It was verte interesting

创建者 Paul W

Apr 21, 2020

A fun and simple course.

创建者 Owais R

Sep 10, 2017

An excellent experience!

创建者 Justine S

Dec 9, 2016

Definitely worth taking!

创建者 Keith K

Jan 24, 2021

I really learned a lot!

创建者 Dorra O

Mar 21, 2020

Je suis très satisfaite

创建者 elina a

Jul 25, 2020

Very enjoyable course.

创建者 Rory H

Feb 19, 2019

Absolutely fascinating

创建者 Christos V

Apr 5, 2018

well done introduction

创建者 Celia

Feb 4, 2021

Maravilloso. Gracias!

创建者 María E B

Jul 16, 2020

excelente y muy ameno

创建者 büşra k

Apr 2, 2020

It was pleasure to me

创建者 Lisa L

Feb 26, 2018

informative and fun!!

创建者 Kingsley O

Nov 26, 2020

it is extraordinary

创建者 Christopher a

Dec 11, 2017

Brilliant thank you

创建者 Carlos M G

Oct 3, 2018

Excellent teacher.