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Learning Exercise: Death and Burial in Egypt

Title:
Death and Burial in Egypt
Material:
Description:
An interactive site offers an introduction to Egyptian death rituals including how a mummy is made. Other features include resources, teaching material, and related web sites.
Course: Western Civilization

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
May 24, 2006

Exercise

This assignment is to be completed in conjunction with Virtual Mummy: Unwrapping a Mummy by Mouse Click.

Write a 5-7 page paper detailing the traditions surrounding death and burial practices in Ancient Egypt using both this site and Virtual Mummy website.
Additional Information: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Western Civilization
Ancient Egypt

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the practics surrounding death and burial in Ancient Egypt.
To acquaint students with elements of Egyptian religion.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.