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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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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!

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 Julia B

18 de abr. de 2018

Very informative, and easy for beginners to grasp!

por Robert D d S

5 de mar. de 2021

Fantástico, excelente curso...Congratulaciones...

por Vanessa H

15 de jun. de 2020

I enjoy this course, Wish it was a little longer,

por Carlos A G P

6 de may. de 2020

Excellent course if you are into Ancient Egypt...


20 de dic. de 2017

Very great course. I learned too much. Thank you.

por Ruslan K

20 de oct. de 2017

It was an unforgettable weekend with this course!

por Daisy N

14 de jun. de 2020

Very informative, I recommend taking this course

por Linda M R

20 de mar. de 2017

would love to see a continuation of this course,

por Wyatt N

6 de jun. de 2020

Very Nice and Informative! Very good professor!

por Fraser G

3 de oct. de 2017

Fantastic introduction course, I learned a lot.

por Diana K

1 de dic. de 2016

Great and interesting course! Highly recommend!

por Matthew M

13 de may. de 2020

Great course very informative and fun to learn

por Rhea J

29 de mar. de 2020

Love this course! I was able to learn a lot :)

por Hiram F

12 de ene. de 2017

Perfect! Really very interesting and complete!

por Dave B

1 de sep. de 2020

Really enjoyed every aspect of this course. T

por Muna r

16 de jun. de 2017

Good course with enjoyable interesting topics

por Asmaa R

7 de dic. de 2016

I enjoyed the course, I have learnt a lot and

por Bill B

3 de ago. de 2020

Good presentation that was very informative.

por Басов М Ю

12 de jun. de 2019

Perfect and interesting! I'll pass it again!

por Emily H

19 de abr. de 2019

Enjoyed thoroughly! Thank you Dr. Silverman.

por Carlen H

28 de dic. de 2017

Loved the course and leaned tons! Thank you

por David M a

23 de nov. de 2016

Brilliant intro to a very interesting topic.

por Muhammad R R

30 de abr. de 2019

Very impresive and well informative course.

por Fredricka R

22 de nov. de 2016

An superb presentation of Egyptian culture.

por Zakar A

29 de ene. de 2021

thank you for these types of oppertunities