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𓂀 Status: If I Were a Rich Kid /Poor Kid/ or Slave in Ancient Egypt (3 sessions) 𓂀

Discover how different life was for people of three major status levels in ancient Egypt: the nobility, farmers and peasants, and forced labor (slaves).
Ilene Sennuwy Springer
137 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 13 learners
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 3 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will learn about:
1. Class mobility or the lack of it in ancient Egypt.
2. How individuals in each status level managed to survive despite specific challenges, including those encountered by the wealthy. 
2. How the different classes in Egypt viewed themselves as opposed to the way other classes viewed them.
3. If slaves taken in captivity from foreign countries were allowed to follow their own religious and cultural beliefs.
I hold a Certificate of Museum Studies from Harvard University and a Diploma in Egyptology from Oxford College in England.  And I’ve been to Egypt three times on personalized, educational tours.

I've been captivated by ancient Egypt since I was 10 years old.  And I feel it's my destiny to share my enthusiasm for and expertise on this beautiful and brilliant 5000-year-old civilization with all of you.  I hope to see you soon for a class.  I think you'll agree that The Egyptian Room is an attractive, fun and inspiring place to learn.  And, please, if you like, call me Ms. Sennuwy - my chosen ancient Egyptian name.
Students will not be given formal homework, but I will strongly encourage students to bring in questions and comments on the following week's topic that they will know in advance.  I would be thrilled if some students ask to do something for the next class.
Students do not need any extra materials. I will send files before and after the class that will be used during the class and afterward for the student's own research, if desired.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Each week, there will be an informal and fun quiz to download and take together at the beginning of class.   At the end of each weekly class, we will review the questions and see what students have retained.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The only sensitive information is that most ancient Egyptian art shows some nudity.
I will be referring to many different websites that feature information on class status in ancient Egypt.  And I welcome hearing suggestions from students regarding various resources that I may not know about.


Ilene Sennuwy Springer
Lives in the United States
The Ancient Egyptian Room with Sennuwy
137 total reviews
228 completed classes

About Me

𓂀 In honor of Black American Month (February), please check out my class: "The Black Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Meet the Nubians." It has been positioned on the first page of Google search! 

Welcome to "The Ancient Egyptian Room!" 

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