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Showing Grade 6, Unit 2b, Egypt and Kush
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Art Treasures of Egypt

http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/museum1?museum=Sakkara%25Kagemni&cd=8193-3271-0516&country=eg

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Take a different approach to studying aboout Egypt. Start out with a short stay in Cairo, to view the treasures on display at the Museum of Archaeology. Prepare yourself to discover the most significant sites in Lower and Upper Egypt - Memphis, Sakkara, Guizeh, those strongholds of the Old Empire; and on to Luxor, to see temples and necropolises, and for deciphering the chronicles of the New Empire sovereigns, directly from their granite and basalt supports.This site has 100s of slides of major Egyptian art treasures tath you may view at your won pace. A description of the symbols used in the art is also included. Standards 6.2.2 and 6.2.5

Comments: This site is part of the World Art Treasures site developed by the Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation. The slides need more descriptive information.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 314

Black Kingdoms of the Nile

http://www.pbs.org/wonders/Episodes/Epi1/1_wondr2.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Kush, the Egyptian name for ancient Nubia, was the site of a highly advanced, ancient black African civilization that rivaled ancient Egypt in wealth, power and cultural development.This site is text and graphics from the episode, Black Kingdoms of the Nile, a PBS television presentation of Wonders of the African World (1999) by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Standard 6.2.8

Comments: This is much needed text and photographs on Kush, and suitable for mainstream middle grades.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 404

Cleveland Museum of Art Rosetta Stone Exhibit

http://www.clemusart.com/archive/pharaoh/rosetta/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: In this student friendly site, curator "Rosetta Stone" explains how Egyptian archaeological excavations are done and interpretted. The line drawings included could serve as a resource for classroom created projects. Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Comments: This site by the Cleveland Museum of Art is easy to read and has simple activities supporting the content.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 737

Clickable Map of Africa

http://www.artnetweb.com/guggenheim/africa/africamap.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This clickable map of African regions leads to an in-depth study of the art of the region with pictures of original African art. Standards 6.2.5, 7.4.5 and 10.10.1

Comments: The number of artifacts is limited for some regions of Africa but the commentary is clear and readable for all sections.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 738

Color Tour of Egypt

http://academic.memphis.edu/egypt/egypt.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Visit many exciting places in Egypt including Giza, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. See the ancient temples and great pyramids as well as modern sites! The photos may be accessed through the names of the sites or from a clickable map. Standards 6.2.1 and 6.2.5

Comments: This site was developed by the Universiity of Memphis but has not been updated for a long time. Everything is operative as of 11/02

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 757

Cyber Journey to Egypt

http://www.guardians.net/egypt/egol1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Have you always wanted to go to Egypt? Here's your chance to visit Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur, Meidum, Abu Sir, Abu Ghurab and much more without leaving your computer!! Through this web site you can explore Egypt through clear digital pictures from the ongoing CyberJourney. Join inongoing conversations about ancient Egypt through Guardian's Ancient Egypt Bulletin Board. Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Comments: The site was developed by Andrew Guardian, an Egyptologist but an amateur webmaster. There are technical glitches but the information is great. This site was featured on CNN.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 864

Great Temple of Abu Simbel

http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/egypt/abusimbel/ramses/ramses.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn more about Pharaoh Ramses II and his magnificent temple in Lower Egypt. Though the temple is officially dedicated to the triad Amon-Ra, Ptah and Ra-Harakhte, its front is dominated by four gigantic statues of the great pharaoh himself. Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.7

Comments: This site is maintained by the Center for Computer-aided Egyptological Research.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1449

Hatshepsut: The Queen Who Would Be King

http://www.bediz.com/hatshep/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about Hatshepsut, one of the handful of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs, and her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power. Standard 6.2.7

Comments: This site was created as a project for an Egyptian Art and Archaeology class at Duke University, taught by Dr. Paul Rehak.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1496

Mark Millmore's Ancient Egyptian Page

http://www.eyelid.co.uk

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about hieroglyphics, the rulers of Ancient Egypt, and their building projects. There are maps and fascinating graphics here as well as easy-to-read information. You can download these hieroglyphs and write your own message! Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Comments: This site was developed by art teacher and amateur Egyptologist Mark Millmore. It is very student friendly and intersting but should not be considered authoritative. This is a great site for English learners.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2096

Nubia in the Old Days

http://www.thenubian.net/nubold.php

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a brief history of Nubia on the nubia.net page. It argues that it is unfair to attribute all the accomplishments of Nile Valley civilization to the Egyptians when much was done by the Nubian people of the upper Nile. Much of the evidence was destroyed by Nasser Lake which inundated a huge are after the building of the Aswan Dam. There are timelines, maps, and references to work from the Univeristy of Chicago and others describing Nubian history. Standards 6.2.1 and 6.2.8

Comments: There is great information with references but identification of the author would have made it more authoritative.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2338

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