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Learning Resources

The following 5 resources are available for the theme Ancient Egypt.

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A Taught Gallery Session: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt

Key Stage 2 Teachers' Notes for an interactive session using evidence in the Egypt Galleries to discover more about life and beliefs in Ancient Egypt .

 

Ancient Egypt Around the Museum (Lower Key Stage 2)

Trail for Key Stage 2 pupils to discover ancient Egyptian objects around the Museum. This trail is designed to use for self-guided groups and avoids the main Egypt Galleries when taught sessions are taking place.

 

Ancient Egypt Around the Museum (Upper Key Stage 2)

Trail for older Key Stage 2 pupils to discover ancient Egyptian objects around the Museum. This trail is designed to use for self-guided groups and avoids the main Egypt Galleries when taught sessions are taking place.

 

Information about Taharqa’s shrine

Background about Taharqa’s shrine, the largest intact Egyptian building in the country, on display here at the Ashmolean Museum.

 

Take One Picture: The Afterglow in Egypt teachers' notes

Background information about Holman Hunt's painting, 'The Afterglow in Egypt'. Includes ideas for creative planning across the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum.

 

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Image Gallery

The following 5 zoomable images are available for the theme Ancient Egypt.

Djeddjehutyiuefankh being scanned

Magical servants for the Afterlife

Shawabti

Taharqa’s shrine with ram

The Afterglow in Egypt

 

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Other Resources Gallery

The following 2 resources are also available for the theme Ancient Egypt.

Film of Djeddjehutyiuefankh's scan

Mummification film

 

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