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Egypt -- Civilization

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To 332 B.C. (5)

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View Resource Mysteries of Egypt

Provided by the Canadian Museum of Civilization, this site is an accompaniment to the new IMAX film of the same title produced by National Geographic, NOVA, and others. The site is more than a billboard, however, and offers numerous images and well-organized introductory information on Egyptian civilization. Topics covered include geography, government, religion, architecture, writing, and a...

https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/civil/egypt/egy...
View Resource The 1905-1907 Breasted Expeditions to Egypt and the Sudan: A Photographic Study

The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago hosts this online exhibition devoted to the photographs taken by Professor James Henry Breasted and his colleagues in Nubia during the years 1905-1907. In Breasted's time, many Egyptologists were interested in recovering only buried artifacts. However, Breasted focused on preserving and documenting the historical treasures found above ground...

https://oi.uchicago.edu/collections/photographic-archives/19...
View Resource Secrets of Lost Empires: Pharaoh's Obelisk

From PBS and WGBH Boston, this companion Website to the NOVA program "Pharaoh's Obelisk," (scheduled to rebroadcast on July 23, 2002) combines material from the show with fun features including two games (requiring Shockwave): How Big Were They, which uses an object to measure the weight of an obelisk in elephants; and Lever An Obelisk, which attempts to lift an obelisk using as few blocks as...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/obelisk/
View Resource Theban Mapping Project

Under the direction of Egyptologist Dr. Kent Weeks of the American University in Cairo, the Theban Mapping Project (last mentioned in the November 18, 1997 Scout Report) has enhanced its look and added new features. Some of the many enhancements include an interactive atlas of the Valley of the Kings that offers 250 detailed maps, streaming animations narrated by Dr. Weeks, and a visual search and...

http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/
View Resource Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Library and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this online project contains numerous primary materials related to the study of the ancient Near East and covers topics ranging from archaeology; art history; language; law; and the religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, and Persia. Currently, the project includes full-text...

https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/dl/proj/neh2/
View Resource Eternal Egypt

Available in English, French, and Arabic, Eternal Egypt is a website with a wealth of information on "the artifacts, characters, and places that together comprise the wonder that is Eternal Egypt." The website is organized so visitors can choose between a guided tour, begin with one of the cultural highlights (such as The Temple of Luxor or Part of a Wall of a Tomb), or simply explore and...

http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServl...
View Resource The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The history of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology at University College London involves several notable figures of 19th century Britain, and is worth recounting briefly. The Museum was created through the largesse of one Amelia Edwards, a nineteenth century Englishwoman who have developed a great respect and reverence for Egyptian antiquity, and who herself made several extended visits to...

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/
View Resource Interactive Dig: Hierakonpolis

During the past few years, Archaeology Magazine has seen fit to document a number of very worthwhile archaeological digs from across the globe. In recent years, the magazine has been out looking for shipwrecks off the Crimea Peninsula and searching for evidence of George Washington’s career as a whiskey distiller at Mount Vernon. Its most recent online feature will take visitors to Hierakonpolis,...

https://interactive.archaeology.org/hierakonpolis/