Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt: Royalty Edition (Teens)
In this one-time class, students will learn about the symbols and iconography of ancient Egyptian kings and queens.
Melissa Amaral, M.Ed.
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US Grade Level
learners per class
60 minute class
When you look at ancient Egyptian art, how can you tell if someone is a king or queen? Often their crown or headdress will be a good sign that you are looking at royalty, and we will look at some examples and what they represented. You might also look for other symbols, such as a fake beard or even a tail, or even the size or pose of the figure. In this one-time course, students will learn about the symbolism and iconography of ancient Egyptian kings and queens. We will examine how Egyptian...
This class is taught in English.
Students will be able to recognize at least three symbols of ancient Egyptian royalty. Students will be able to describe at least two characteristics of the physical depictions of ancient Egyptian royalty. Students will be able to describe at least two ways that depictions of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti deviated from traditional depictions of ancient Egyptian royalty.
I have a bachelor's degree in Archaeology with several courses in ancient Egyptian art and history.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Cooney, Kara. (2018). When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt. National Geographic Press. Fletcher, Joann. (2016). The Story of Egypt: The Civilization that Shaped the World. Pegasus Books, Ltd. Robins, Gay. (1997). The Art of Ancient Egypt. Harvard University Press. Most of the images we will be examining were sourced from Google Arts and Culture (https://artsandculture.google.com/).
Melissa Amaral, M.Ed.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
87 total reviews
296 completed classes
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