Ancient Egyptian Resources

Smithsonian: The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids – Article about the great pyramids.

Discovering Egypt: Egyptian Mummification – Article about the mummification process and ways to embalm.

Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing – Champollion & Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing
Egyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs – Egyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs and Math problems for kids – Learn about Hieroglyphic Numbers.

BBC: History: Egyptians – Includes the following topics: Overview, pyramids and monuments, mummification, Gods and beliefs, pharaohs and dynasties, daily life, and hieroglyphs. Each area connects to one or more articles.

Encyclopedia of Visual Arts: Ancient Egyptian Art – Egyptian Art (3100 BCE – 395 CE)

Metropolitan Museum of Arts: Egyptian Art – What’s on view, history of the department, and if you scroll down, you can view highlights and all the featured art and view the videos provided. Not all the 27,000+ pictures are available for viewing online. The videos provided are lecture based.

Ducksters Education Site: Ancient Egypt for Kids – Overview, Monuments and Geography, Culture, People and Other.

Wikipedia: Egyptian hieroglyphs & Ancient Egypt 

History: Ancient Egypt – Article contains information about the Egyptian civilization. Videos are available as well.

History for Kids: Egyptian Food – Learn how food is grown in the desert. Coloring pages can be found on the right-hand side of the page.

Nature: Mummy DNA Unravels Ancient Egyptians’ Ancestry – Article: Genetic analysis reveals a close relationship with Middle Easterners, not central Africans.

History On The Net: The Egyptians – Food – Article includes – How the Egyptians grew food, made bread, beer, the meats and veggies they ate too in their desert environment.

Crafts & Hands-On Activities

DLTK: Egyptian Activities for Children – Benu Poster, Camel coloring page, Egypt Coloring pages, crafts, and other activities.

HomeschoolShare – Ancient Egypt – Downloadable Lapbook about Ancient Egypt.

YouTube: Ancient Egypt Playlist – Documents about Ancient Egypt, Egyptian music, and crafts.
Here’s one of the videos in the list…

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