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Approx. 10 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 1 to 2 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
27 minutes to complete

Welcome to the Course

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1 video (Total 2 min), 2 readings
1 video
2 readings
Introduction to Wonders of Ancient Egypt10m
Suggested Course Textbook10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Principles of Egyptian Art

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6 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Principles of Egyptian Art: Part 48m
Principles of Egyptian Art: Part 58m
Principles of Egyptian Art: Part 67m
1 reading
Suggested & Further Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Principles of Egyptian Art16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

The Basics of the Language of Ancient Egypt: Hieroglyphs

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11 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Hieroglyphs: Part 46m
Hieroglyphs: Part 55m
Hieroglyphs: Part 67m
Hieroglyphs: Part 78m
Hieroglyphs: Part 86m
Hieroglyphs: Part 95m
Hieroglyphs: Part 106m
Hieroglyphs: Part 119m
1 reading
Suggested & Further Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Hieroglyphs28m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Egyptian Magic

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8 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Magic: Part 45m
Magic: Part 57m
Magic: Part 68m
Magic: Part 76m
Magic: Part 89m
1 reading
Suggested and Further Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Magic20m
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Top reviews from Wonders of Ancient Egypt

By GHNov 23rd 2017

Very interesting course with great on-line and book references, will be a great help and inspiration for one to visit museums containing Ancient Egyptian art and artifacts

By SSApr 16th 2018

Very impressing, well-prepared, detailed course. I have learnt a lot and I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to gain insight about Ancient Egyption culture!

Instructor

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David P. Silverman

Eckley Brinton Coxe, Jr. Professor of Egyptology
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

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