Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian and Greek Art (2006)

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The National Gallery of Art strives to present exhibitions of art from times and cultures beyond its own collections. This DVD comprises four video programs made in conjunction with special exhibitions on the art and cultures of ancient Egypt and Greece.

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High
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Ancient Egyptian and Greek Art

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Egypt

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Some of the world's best-known ancient civilizations are explored in this highly informative set, including Egypt, China, India and the Native American tribes of North America. Examples of each civilization's mythology are outlined, allowing readers to see how each group viewed themselves and the world around them. The text then uses this information to move onto the daily lives of each people, revealing how everyday life was tied to the belief system of the time period.

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient Egypt centered around several of its key myths. Covers Egypt's religion, government, daily life, food, and trade.

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 4 (2012)

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Kid's Animated History With Pipo presents The Time Compass -- showcasing significant historical events in a humorous and easy to understand style. This delightful series plays out in a book-like format, taking viewers on a journey in time. From Ancient Egypt to Classical Greece and India...

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Elementary
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01:06
Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 4

Art Through Time: Death

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Death is one of the few experiences common to all people and all societies. But how different people have conceived of death and how those conceptions have shaped their behaviors and practices has varied over time and across cultures. Through art, people have expressed attitudes toward death that are in some respects universal, while in others personally and culturally specific. They have, moreover, used a wide range of objects, images, and structures to negotiate the processes of aging and dying, grieving, and commemorating.

The Coffins of Pa-debehu-Aset

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Lesson plans and activities from the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester designed for young children to learn about Ancient Egypt in Art, Math, Music, ELA, Science, and Social Studies. Incorporates museum collection into learning.

Pyramid (1988)

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The Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) at Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, remains an awe-inspiring phenomenon and mystery to the modern world.

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Middle
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Pyramid

The Living Tomb

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This book offers children the thrill of examining a past civilization through the eyes of an archaeologist. Gorgeous, full-color panoramas of ancient landmarks are magnified with inset illustrations to reveal fascinating details. Readers uncover another layer of knowledge with each new page, including an up-close view of the lives of the people who built the structure, from peasant workers to all-powerful rulers.

The Living Tomb

Pharaohs & Pyramids

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Put on your magic time travel helmet and you will be whisked back to Ancient Egypt during the New Kingdom, the most prosperous and powerful period of Egyptian history. Through the adventures of a wealthy landowner named Nakht, and his family, you will find out exactly what everyday life was like. You will sail down the Nile, enjoy a fest, visit a temple, and march into battle with Pharaoh's army. You will even find out how the pyramids were built and how hieroglyphic writing worked.

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Ancient Egypt: A Comprehensive Resource for the Active Study of Ancient Egypt

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Teachers and students will benefit from this comprehensive resource about the fascinating culture of Ancient Egypt. This book combines teacher notes, historical information, high quality reproducible activities and detailed drawings to bring this subject to life. Topics covered include geography, agriculture, domestic life, culture and society, religion, hieroglyphics and much more. Many hands-on activities are included, such as making a model of a papyrus skiff with simple materials. The content and reading level in this book is appropriate for students in grades four to seven.

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