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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
27 de may. de 2018

This is indeed a great course. It is very simply put and very easy to follow up.\n\nDo join without any hesitancy if you have a genuine interest in learning about the history of ancient Egypt!

RR
24 de mar. de 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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por Nancy M

1 de dic. de 2019

The book for the course is excellent and helps with the quizzes.

por Kelly-Anne G

14 de may. de 2019

Excellent course to introduce the Ancient Egyptian civilization.

por Margaret M L

10 de ene. de 2021

Loved the course. I hope Dr. Silverman will offer more courses.

por BoumTAC

1 de abr. de 2021

Great but it was short, I would be great to have a lot content

por Akhilesh S

14 de may. de 2018

Excellent introduction to the world of the Ancient Egyptians!

por 王清扬

29 de nov. de 2016

Thank you ,professor!I really learned a by taking the lesson.

por Wolf

10 de nov. de 2019

Amazing course, really fantastic! Detailed but not complex!

por Cristian L

26 de abr. de 2021

Excelente el curso, aprendí muchísimo. Saludos desde Chile

por Leonard S

2 de ene. de 2018

Interesting introduction by a very accomplished instructor

por Jose R P

15 de ago. de 2017

Amazing intro about Ancient Egypt !! I want to learn more

por Elizabeth S C

2 de may. de 2020

Excellent information. I have really enjoyed this course.

por Laura G M

3 de feb. de 2020

Fascinating and easey to follow. Great lecturer. Loved it

por nofar p

22 de mar. de 2021

קורס מעניין מאד!!! ממש מומלץ, למדתי מלא מלא דברים חדשים!

por Güneş E

11 de sep. de 2017

It was quite good for an introduction course, thank you.

por Magdalena A

25 de ago. de 2020

Amazing course which gives a lot of useful information.

por Daniel P M

11 de feb. de 2018

Amazing course, it´s really amazing how he explains it.

por Ar.Muktheeshwar E

2 de sep. de 2020

EXCELLENT COURSE FOR THE HISTORY LEARNERS AND TEACHERS

por Julio R

5 de abr. de 2019

A WONDERFULL INTRODUCCION TO A MARVELOUS CIVILIZATION

por michael r

10 de ago. de 2020

It was a awesome course. I love the Egyptian culture

por pruek p

9 de abr. de 2020

Excellent in both teaching and information provided

por Anupa A D

20 de mar. de 2021

The couse was really fun and informative, loved it

por Lana G

19 de may. de 2020

Loved it. Great beginner course for ancient Egypt!

por Meguid E N

11 de abr. de 2020

Excellent course and excellent organiser/lecturer!

por Katie S

29 de abr. de 2018

Can't wait for the Wonders follow up to get going.