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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 Ritvik S S

25 de may. de 2020

Beautiful Delivery and Tests

por Khalaff

29 de nov. de 2017

Veryintrestingandalottolearn

por Ramakrishnan

2 de may. de 2020

Learnt new things thank you

por Daniele N

29 de may. de 2020

Rich and very interesting!

por Millisa

13 de jun. de 2017

Loved it so interesting!!!

por Margarita S

24 de jun. de 2020

It was verte interesting

por Paul W

21 de abr. de 2020

A fun and simple course.

por Owais R

10 de sep. de 2017

An excellent experience!

por Justine S

9 de dic. de 2016

Definitely worth taking!

por Dorra O

21 de mar. de 2020

Je suis très satisfaite

por elina a

25 de jul. de 2020

Very enjoyable course.

por Rory H

19 de feb. de 2019

Absolutely fascinating

por Christos V

5 de abr. de 2018

well done introduction

por María E B

16 de jul. de 2020

excelente y muy ameno

por büşra

2 de abr. de 2020

It was pleasure to me

por Lisa L

26 de feb. de 2018

informative and fun!!

por Christopher a

11 de dic. de 2017

Brilliant thank you

por Carlos M G

3 de oct. de 2018

Excellent teacher.

por Anna

10 de mar. de 2020

Excellent course!

por maria

20 de dic. de 2019

Excellent!!!!!!!!

por Marcela R V

12 de mar. de 2019

Excellent course.

por Pere R A

18 de jun. de 2020

Very interesting

por Diyora P K

17 de jun. de 2020

Excellent course

por Kartik K

3 de may. de 2020

Excellent course

por Carla G

6 de sep. de 2018

Very informative