An Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Civilization
This Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Civilization is a compact guide to the main time periods, events and pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Narrated by DW Draffin, learn all about the beginnings of the Old Kingdom of Egypt with the first pharaoh...
Hatshepsut - The Queen Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut ruled in her husband's stead for seven years after his death. When her son, Thuthmose III, came of age, Hatshepsut refused to step aside. Until modern discoveries were made, both her son and patriarchal society successfully conspired...
Famous Female Pharaohs and Queens of Ancient Egypt
There were many Female Pharaohs and Queens in Ancient Egypt who exercised amounts of power and authority, and this video will introduce you to the most famous ones. Spanning from the Early Dynastic Period with Neithhotep and Merneith, to...
King Tut: Life and Death
This video describes the life and death of Tutankhamun, Egypt's boy king of the New Kingdom.
The History of Egypt - Two Lands
Dr. David Neiman continues his lecture on ancient Egypt by describing the methods of irrigation used in ancient and current times on the banks of the Nile. The ancient capitals of Thebes and Memphis were united, but the designations of Upper...
The History of Egypt (Part 2): The Amarna Revolution
Dr. David Neiman describes the Amarna age in Egyptian history as a revolution in which ideas and attitudes manifested themselves through art. The Pharaohs were no longer depicted as flawless demigods, but as mortals with families and defects...
Ramesses II, Egypt, c. 1250
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=PXUKfJ4XDk4 Ramesses II, Herakleopolis (Temple of Harsaphes), New Kingdom, Egypt, c. 1250 B.C.E. (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) Speakers: Monica...
The History of Egypt - Statuary
The ancient Egyptians developed a particular style of artistic representation that endured for a thousand years. Statues were a large part of the Egyptian tradition, and many remain. Dr. David Neiman discusses the subjects, style and history...
The History of Egypt (Part 2): Amenhotep to Akhenaten
In this installment on his ancient Egyptian lecture series, Dr. Neiman describes all the key pharaohs and developments between the pharaohs Amenhotep and Akhenaten.
Thutmose, Bust of Nefertiti, c. 1340 BCE
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=cZuYdIRAIAs Thutmose, Model Bust of Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, c. 1340 BCE, limestone and plaster (Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection/Neues Museum, Berlin)