The Ancient Egyptian civilization, famous for its pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs, flourished for thousands of years. But what was its lasting impact? Learn how Ancient Egypt contributed to society with its many cultural developments, particularly in language and mathematics.
Public Lecture by Bob Brier, Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University. In 1954, Egyptian archaeologist Kamal el-Mallakh discovered a 144-foot ship buried next to the Great Pyramid of Giza. The Khufu boat—one of the oldest-known planked vessels from antiquity—was interred in honor of Khufu, the pharaoh who built the Great Pyramid.
Ancient Egyptian Obsession
4 dec. 2013
Egyptologist Bob Brier discusses why Egyptian history and culture continue to fascinate so many people. His chronicle of "Egyptomania" covers a surprisingly wide swath, from Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb, to Hollywood films, novels, and dime-store kitsch.
Paddle Dolls in Ancient Egypt: Gaudy or Godly?
12 maj 2020
Denna föreläsning kunde man höra på the fifth British Egyptology Congress, BEC5 som under 2020 anordnades helt digitalt. Här finns samma mycket intressanta föreläsning inspelad vid tidigare tidpunkt. Zoom föreläsning med Megan Clark.