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课程概述

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 Sachin R

Apr 26, 2017

I wanted to give it 4.5 Stars. The course was wonderful and was well thought.

创建者 Christian W

Nov 20, 2016

Nice and rather short course, giving a good introduction about Ancient Egypt.

创建者 Tanya

Apr 4, 2020

A lovely introduction on different aspects of ancient Egyptian civilization!

创建者 Vir K

May 1, 2020

info is great but it might be a little overwhelming, layout can be improved

创建者 Colleen M

Apr 8, 2017

Interesting course stimulated my desire to learn more about ancient Egypt

创建者 Nancy D

Oct 11, 2019

it was slightly hard to follow but a great class. i enjoyed it immensly.

创建者 Mirela F C

Apr 10, 2020

Probably too much of a general approach and not enough information.

创建者 Alan M D

Apr 30, 2021

Excellent information and presentation. It could have been longer.

创建者 Domen H

Apr 8, 2018

This was a very good introduction to the history of Ancient Egypt.

创建者 V.B. V

Sep 22, 2020

I loved it. I only wish there was even more details and quizzes.

创建者 Mack G

May 2, 2017

Lots of detail, particularly about the Penn museum.

Descriptive

创建者 Philippe A

Dec 20, 2016

Interesting class, which give a good overview of Ancient Egypt.

创建者 Enrique U U

May 4, 2019

It's been a very interesting course, quick and easy to follow.

创建者 Shreya S

Mar 19, 2020

I learnt interesting facts about Egypt that blew my mind.

创建者 Alexandra B S

Apr 13, 2021

It is really an introduction course, but nice materials

创建者 Clotilde D

Oct 20, 2018

Thanks for all the informations, it's a great course !

创建者 Rachel A

Dec 12, 2016

Fantastic content, I really learnt some new things

创建者 Rony K

May 5, 2020

very interesting course! I love ancient Egypt

创建者 Киселёв А С

Feb 13, 2022

I would`ve loved tests to be harder honestly

创建者 Cecilia C

Jun 27, 2017

So interesting! I really learned a lot!

创建者 mark s

May 7, 2021

some of the research was hard to find

创建者 Abram y

May 26, 2020

فى بعض الفيديوهات غير مترجمة بالعربية

创建者 laura b b

Mar 4, 2018

Good, clear and well balanced. less t

创建者 Christopher D

Oct 11, 2017

Very interesting and informative

创建者 Zona Z

May 21, 2021

presentation was a little off.