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Sobre o curso

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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27 de mai de 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!


24 de mar de 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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por Carla G

6 de set de 2018

Very informative

por Olga L P

9 de ago de 2020

Was really good

por Verónica M d C L

19 de jul de 2020

great course!!!

por Amanda C

24 de jun de 2020

Amazing course!

por Davor B

21 de abr de 2020

Exellent course

por Joel

17 de ago de 2018

Wonderful intro

por Ant W

12 de set de 2017

Amazing course!

por Grace

8 de mai de 2017

A great course!

por Karma N

19 de abr de 2020


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18 de jun de 2021

very helpfull

por Milena

10 de ago de 2020

Great course!

por Victoria M

3 de fev de 2020

Ancient Egypt

por Cristina P

30 de nov de 2017

Great Course!

por Claudette D

23 de abr de 2017


por Vita R

11 de set de 2021


por Mary A S

10 de abr de 2018

great course

por Ralph N

22 de jun de 2017

Great Course

por Hayere

9 de jun de 2021

Wonderful !

por JOHN Q

1 de nov de 2016

nice review

por D. C W

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por Estefani R

4 de jun de 2021


por Juan B L T

19 de dez de 2020

I loved it

por Ester L

17 de jul de 2020

muito bom!

por Emiliano C

22 de jun de 2020