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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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SD

May 28, 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

Mar 25, 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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創建者 Mauricio E B

Jul 26, 2020

Clear, consice, very nourishing!

創建者 Sophie V

Mar 23, 2020

Really interesting information!!

創建者 Theo L

Apr 19, 2018

So informative and such an encou

創建者 Daniel B

Jan 25, 2019

Great course! Very interesting!

創建者 Amal A E I

May 05, 2018

Amazing , i really enjoyed it .

創建者 DISHA M

Jun 09, 2020

The course is just awesome!!!!

創建者 Mikheil B

Oct 03, 2018

I liked this course very much!

創建者 Adham B

Dec 05, 2016

excellent thanks for your help

創建者 erika j

Dec 29, 2016

great class, very informative

創建者 FRANK A

Jul 02, 2020

A really fascinating course.

創建者 William w

Jun 04, 2020

Great and interesting course

創建者 Ritvik S S

May 25, 2020

Beautiful Delivery and Tests

創建者 Khalaff

Nov 29, 2017

Veryintrestingandalottolearn

創建者 Ramakrishnan

May 02, 2020

Learnt new things thank you

創建者 Daniele N

May 29, 2020

Rich and very interesting!

創建者 Millisa

Jun 13, 2017

Loved it so interesting!!!

創建者 Margarita S

Jun 24, 2020

It was verte interesting

創建者 Paul W

Apr 21, 2020

A fun and simple course.

創建者 Owais R

Sep 10, 2017

An excellent experience!

創建者 Justine S

Dec 09, 2016

Definitely worth taking!

創建者 Dorra O

Mar 22, 2020

Je suis très satisfaite

創建者 elina a

Jul 25, 2020

Very enjoyable course.

創建者 Rory H

Feb 19, 2019

Absolutely fascinating

創建者 Christos V

Apr 05, 2018

well done introduction

創建者 María E B

Jul 17, 2020

excelente y muy ameno