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Monday Mix-ins: Ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom

October 30th, 2017

{photo by Daniel H. Tong}

Let’s move into the New Kingdom, or “Golden Age,” of the civilization of ancient Egypt, during the reign of pharaohs such as Hatshepsut, Thutmose III, Amenhotep III, and others! Here are this week’s links:

VIDEOS:

Egypt’s New Kingdom – A 15-minute overview:

 

The Pharaoh The Wouldn’t Be Forgotten – A TED-Ed video about Hatshepsut:

 

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut and Large Kneeling Statue, New Kingdom, Egypt – A Khan Academy video:

 

Luxor Temple 3D – A 3D reconstruction of the Luxor temple in ancient Egypt:

 

Planet Egypt - Pharaohs at War – A 47-minute documentary about Egypt during the time of Thutmose III. This series can also be streamed here using Amazon Prime.

 

Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Warrior – Another documentary about Thutmose III, here called “Egypt’s Napoleon:”

 

Off the Wall: Amenhotep III – A short video from the Brooklyn Museum:

 

Empires, Season 6 – This 2-episode season is about the Egyptian pharaohs.

 

WEBSITES:

Egypt’s Golden Empire – Here’s a PBS site about the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Check out the timeline and the virtual library.

New Kingdom Trade Routes – An interactive map

New Kingdom Egyptian Temples – Click on each part to find out why they were important.

Explore Ancient Egyptian Temples – click on “Launch Interactive.”

Hatshepsut’s Journey to Punt – click on “Launch Interactive.”

Photo Gallery about Hatshepsut

The Divided Couple – An animation telling the story of a statuette of Amenhotep III and his wife Queen Tiye

Faience openwork collar necklace – View this piece of jewelry from the New Kingdom (this would be fun to re-create with beads as a craft project).

Egyptian Activities for Children

 

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