Theme 1: Africa

Chapter 2: Ancient Egypt: Civilization, Neolithic Revolution, and Impact

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  The Narmer Palette Egyptian Pharaoh replica

This module focuses on the history of Ancient Egypt as well as the social, economic and political organization of the Egyptian society. The module also examines also touches on some of the key achievements of the Ancient Egyptians such as the rise of the Ancient Egyptian government, the development of writing, architecture and pyramids, death and mummification, and the decline of the Egyptian civilization.

Students should:

i) Read the whole of Ian Shaw, Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2004),

Off Campus Link

ii) Watch:

iii) Make notes and participate in the discussion of the module


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HIS 103: Ancient World History to 1300 C.E. by Meshack Owino, Shelley Rose, and Kelly Wrenhaven is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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