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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 CHRISTINE M

Dec 20, 2017

Very great course. I learned too much. Thank you.

創建者 Ruslan K

Oct 20, 2017

It was an unforgettable weekend with this course!

創建者 Linda M R

Mar 20, 2017

would love to see a continuation of this course,

創建者 Fraser G

Oct 03, 2017

Fantastic introduction course, I learned a lot.

創建者 Diana K

Dec 01, 2016

Great and interesting course! Highly recommend!

創建者 Rhea J

Mar 29, 2020

Love this course! I was able to learn a lot :)

創建者 Hiram F

Jan 12, 2017

Perfect! Really very interesting and complete!

創建者 Muna r

Jun 16, 2017

Good course with enjoyable interesting topics

創建者 Asmaa R

Dec 07, 2016

I enjoyed the course, I have learnt a lot and

創建者 Басов М Ю

Jun 12, 2019

Perfect and interesting! I'll pass it again!

創建者 Emily H

Apr 19, 2019

Enjoyed thoroughly! Thank you Dr. Silverman.

創建者 Carlen H

Dec 28, 2017

Loved the course and leaned tons! Thank you

創建者 David M a

Nov 23, 2016

Brilliant intro to a very interesting topic.

創建者 Muhammad R R

Apr 30, 2019

Very impresive and well informative course.

創建者 Fredricka R

Nov 23, 2016

An superb presentation of Egyptian culture.

創建者 Jennifer D

Sep 13, 2017

A very interesting and informative course.

創建者 Debbie T

Aug 18, 2017

Highly recommend - instructor is very wise

創建者 Jorge A A E

Dec 07, 2016

Excellent course and very easy to follow.

創建者 Jeniffer C B

Mar 02, 2018

It was amazing course. Thank you so much

創建者 Alex B

Aug 22, 2017

Very interesting and easy-going course!

創建者 Roger F

Dec 21, 2019

I enjoyed the course and learnt a lot.

創建者 John V T

Jun 03, 2017

Outstanding Course. Highly recommended

創建者 XIE G

Dec 04, 2016

Great introduction, easy to understand

創建者 Fred V

Aug 16, 2017

Very interesting, makes we want more!

創建者 Andrés R

Aug 01, 2017

¡Muy interesante, práctico y conciso!