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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 eliza s

Mar 30, 2020

Very interesting and learned a lot that I had not known about ancient Egypt.

創建者 Angelina W

Jan 04, 2017

Lectures are very short, but there are many. Very informative despite this.

創建者 Nelly M C C

Mar 18, 2018

An excellent way to introduce oneself to the wonders of Egypt, its history.

創建者 Debra T

Nov 14, 2016

An fantastic course with plenty of informative information that is current.

創建者 Aditya R

May 10, 2020

Superb course! Those interested in history and its specifics must take it.

創建者 Peta A

Apr 09, 2019

Thank you 🙏

Most enjoyable course, well presented and the material was A1.

創建者 Noureldin M E

Nov 10, 2016

I have enjoyed this interesting course about my beloved country, thank you

創建者 Rachael B

May 22, 2020

Very informative. Thoroughly enjoyed it and all the clips from the museum

創建者 Guido D

May 02, 2020

Great, introductory and well developed course, grateful to have taken it!

創建者 Vanessa S

Apr 06, 2020

I liked that the lectures were divided and organized into specific areas.

創建者 Miguel M B

Nov 15, 2016

Curso ameno y bastante completo, excelentes vídeos y mejor bibliografía.

創建者 Kristen D

May 21, 2020

Great class, I have a huge understanding for the basics now- thank you!

創建者 Angela H

Dec 04, 2019

It was great and easy to understand. I definitely learned something.

創建者 Rebecca K

Feb 21, 2018

Very informative and further elaborates on topics of only heard about.

創建者 Faizan A K

Jul 16, 2019

This is my first course from coursera and it turned out to excellent.

創建者 louis f d m p s

May 31, 2020

magnificent and serious introduction to the history of ancient egypt

創建者 Marce

Sep 15, 2017

It is a very nice and useful course, I've learned a lot, thank you!!

創建者 André O L C

Dec 10, 2016

I liked so much!! Thank you Dr. Silvermann. It's was amazing course.

創建者 Jose A M

Jan 05, 2018

Fantastic course that provides a great general overview of Ancient

創建者 Andrej S

Dec 21, 2018

Great. Need to do this a few times to catch up with everything...

創建者 David W

Jan 05, 2017

Fascinating survey course of Egyptian life, death, and folk-lore.

創建者 Christopher M

May 12, 2020

fantastic really enjoyed this interesting and informative course

創建者 Nancy M

Dec 01, 2019

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

創建者 Kelly-Anne G

May 14, 2019

Excellent course to introduce the Ancient Egyptian civilization.

創建者 Akhilesh S

May 14, 2018

Excellent introduction to the world of the Ancient Egyptians!