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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....



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!


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!


226 - Introduction to Ancient Egypt and Its Civilization 的 250 個評論(共 679 個)

創建者 Megan J P


I feel that I have learned a lot from this course. I am a historian and plan on using this knowledge in the future.

創建者 Robert L


It was very interesting and the Professor was very knowledgable. I enjoyed the course work and readings.

Thank you.

創建者 Cyrus W P Y


This is an extremly intrested couse it talkes about pharohs, gods, and the best of all mumification and after life!

創建者 Shriya M


Amazing course i learnt a lot about egyptian history. Dr Silverman lectures were very interesting and informative,

創建者 raashid a a


I really liked this course and how it gave me a week by week teaching of ancient egypt. It was really interesting!

創建者 Devi D


Thank you so much for the wonderful lessons, sir.

Definitely a great course whoever craves to learn about Egypt

創建者 Alice W


A brilliant, concise and fascinating mix of history, archeology and ideas beautifully presented by Dr Silverman

創建者 Svetlana I


Great basic course for those who want a brief introduction to the world of Ancient Egypt. enjoyed it very much!

創建者 Bruna F


It was really a fun and interesting time to participate in this course! Absolutely loved it! Thank you to all!

創建者 Aiman N


It was a very well researched course. Excellent faculty and resources were used during the duration of course.

創建者 Michelle B


I enjoyed the course. I think it was a really good introductory overviiew of this very dynamic civilization.

創建者 Camilo J H


Great course, the material was very good. I didn't get a chance to check the book recommended for the course.

創建者 Louisa H


I really enjoyed the course, there was a variety of topics covered and viewpoints on those different topics.

創建者 smisha


Dr Silverman rekindled my love for egyptology. The visual demonstrations and the lectures were captivating.

創建者 Ana P C R


Un curso fascinante,interesante y muy bien presentado para todos los amantes del Antiguo Egipto.Me encantó

創建者 Julia C


I loved this course. It was taught with enthusiasm and there were lots of illustrative examples of objects

創建者 Tiara R


Excellent course. The course textbook is referred to as a reference for several egyptology publications.

創建者 Lillianne d H G


An interesting course very well organised and led by professor David P. Silverman. I highly recommend it.

創建者 Elizabeth C


I thoroughly enjoyed this excellent course. I am now very keen to continue learning about Ancient Egypt.

創建者 Martha s


Me pareció sumamente interesante el curso, es increíble toda la cultura que tenían en el Egipto Antiguo!

創建者 Wallyn D d J S


Muito completo, dá uma boa noção sobre diversos aspectos do Antigo Egito. Agradeço por todo o conteúdo.

創建者 Abigail C


Fantastic course, I learned a lot and am very grateful to be able to expand my knowledge in this area.

創建者 Rodolfo A


Excelente curso online, da una muy buena base para seguir aprendiendo mas sobre esta gran civilización

創建者 Rummenigge S d N


Dr. David Silverman is just great. I learned much about Ancient Egypt, even in an introductory course.