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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!


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創建者 Luis L


Excellent teacher and to be able to see important pieces in the Penn Museum was a plus. Thanks

創建者 Eleanor K


Really interesting and well made course, really enjoyed learning each week, highly recommend!

創建者 Robert B


A very well made Intrroduction.

It sparks interesst for further studies and was fun to follow.

創建者 Theresa N


An excellent introduction to the huge topic of Ancient Egypt. I plan to take the next course.

創建者 Susan B


Very interesting course. I was surprised to find how little I knew about Ancient Egyptians.

創建者 Aura M S A


It has a lot of interesting information and make me to be a more curious person about Egipt

創建者 Sarah B


Great course and very informative. This was a wonderful overview of Ancient Egypt. Thanks!

創建者 Luís M G d S A


Very good introduction to Ancient Egypt and its civilisation. I do recommend this course.

創建者 Bess W


very informative. Dr. Silverman presents the information in a very clear and concise way.

創建者 Krystyna S


Loved this course! There is loads of information, very detailed and well paced delivery.

創建者 Brent M


Course is a great introduction to Ancient Egypt, format and outline is well thought out.

創建者 Suzanne L


I loved this course. Always very interested in the rights and rituals of ancient Egypt.

創建者 Tatiana d S T


o curso foi muito bom, foi o meu primeiro do coursera todas as aulas foram maravilhosas

創建者 Karol B


Pretty nice class, not too hard, and explained many different aspects of ancient Egypt

創建者 Philopatear A B S


a perfect and quick course about ancient Egypt .. very recommended as an introduction

創建者 Monica V


It was very interesting, I think that is a basic course to learn about ancient egypt

創建者 Lucy I D L R T


Excelente la información proporcionada de una manera muy didáctica, amena y sencilla

創建者 Nicholas B


This course is thoroughly enjoyable and covers and great deal!! Highly recommended!

創建者 Juan A G S


the course is simple but effective, you learn a lot in a short time and very easily

創建者 Carla R P


Really interesting and it gave me a good overview of the Ancient Egypt. Thank you!

創建者 Jen R


Loved doing this course. The knowledge I now have will help me teach my students.

創建者 Deborah B


Amazing course! I would definitely recommend people taking this wonderful course.

創建者 Roshan V P


Very Systematic structure of the course, very simplified , easily understandable.

創建者 Mia O


Really enjoyed taking this course it was very fascinating but easy to understand.

創建者 Rizwaana H


A great introduction - very enjoyable! Would definitely like to continue further.