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Course Description

King Tutankhamun was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule during the 18th dynasty in 14th century BCE. He inherited the throne at the age of nine and married his sister Ankhesenamun with whom he lost two daughters. Almost everything we know about King Tut’s past comes from his tomb and his mummified body alongside thousands of treasures discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. We will examine King Tut's tomb and the artifacts found buried inside, discuss his life and his brief reign, and trace his lineage to his father, the enigmatic Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Queen Nefertiti whose religious revolution turned ancient Egypt to chaos.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Discuss the broad history of ancient Egypt
  • Describe the life and reign of King Tutankhamun
  • Identify the great discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb
  • Summarize broad aspects of ancient Egyptian religion
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Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Oct 17, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
5.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $75.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required
Section Notes

Please note there is a 45 minute lunch break.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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