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Ancient Egypt

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Akhenaten and Nefertiti (ca. 1300 BC)

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Bibliography and further reading about Ancient Egypt

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, by George Hart. Easy reading.

Pyramids: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience Ancient Egypt, by Avery Hart and others (1997).

Spend the Day in Ancient Egypt : Projects and Activities That Bring the Past to Life, by Linda Honan (1999).

Life in Ancient Egypt Coloring Book, by John Green (1989).

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More resources for studying ancient Egypt:

Ancient Civilizations bulletin board display

A poster of the boy Pharaoh Tutankhamon's gold mask

Ancient Egypt figurines and statuettes to play with

Be an archaeologist! Egyptian mummy excavation kit


Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

Professor Carr's PSU page

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