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Ancient Egypt



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Ancient Egypt - British Museum
- information about Egyptian life, geographical features of both ancient and modern Egypt, Gods and Goddesses, Mummification, Pharaohs, Pyramids and Temples. Also examines how time was kept in ancient Egypt, Trades, including jewellery-making and carpentry and Egyptian hieroglyphics

Ancient Egypt
- exploring ancient Egypt -- Giza pyramid panorama -- Egyptian timeline -- Gods -- Number system -- Hieroglyphics -- Making a mummy -- activiies. From Children's University of Manchester

Ancient History - Egyptians - BBC Interactive

- Investigates pyramids and monuments, pharaohs and dynasties, mummification, hieroglyphs, gods and beliefs, daily life.

Little Horus
- Little Horus helps children discover Egypt and both ancient and modern Egyptian civilisation.

Map of Ancient Egypt
- from national Gallery of Art, Washington

Mark Millmore's ancient Egypt
- Information on pyramids and temples, kings and queens and hieroglyphs

Monuments and sights to see in Egypt
- links to images and information on monuments and sites in Egypt. From Tour Egypt

The secrets of Egypt - National Geographic Interactive
- Explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt through diagrams, photos, and facts. It explains why the pyramids were built, who built them, and their development in complexity.

Tutankhamun: beneath the mask
- online exhibition at the UK Science Museum explores what Tutankhamun looked like, what has been found out from his skeleton about his physical condition, and how he died.

A day in the life of...
- a pharaoh, nobleman, craftsman, priest, soldier, farmer, woman. From PBS

Ancient Egypt Video
- includes: history of ancient Egypt -- Pyramids -- Tutenkamen -- Cleopatra -- Mummies

Egypt's golden empire Interactive
- contains information about various pharaohs, a timeline, and an interactive feature titled Egyptian Experience which includes maps, a hieroglyphic translator, and information about daily life in Ancient Egypt. From PBS

- Find out the alphabet, how to write your name, the Kamose Stela (a real Egyptian text), useful words and a quiz. From PBS

Odyssey Egypt
- Information on people of Ancient Egypt, mythology, daily life, death and burial, hieroglyphs and history. From Odyssey Online

Fascinating Egyptian mummiesInteractive
- information and games on steps of mummifification process> From Musee de la Civilisation, Quebec

The mummy maker Interactive
- this site presents mummy making in Ancient Egypt as a game. Enter the embalmer's workshop, where you are to prepare the body of Ramose, officer to the king, for burial.
From BBC

Animals in ancient Egypt  Teacher resources 
Animals of Ancient Egypt
- information on the animals that played an important part in the life of ancient Egyptians. From BBC

Animals and the gods of ancient Egypt
- information on the animals that were thought to be incarnations of gods and goddesses. From Tour Egypt.
Classroom resources: Mysteries of the Nile
- Lesson ideas based on Nova website

Egypt's golden empire: for educators
- lesson plans and video clips designed to showcase some of the most intriguing and historically significant people, places, and events from Egyptian history. From PBS