Ancient Egypt Project
 


Archaeologist

Ancient Egyptian Beliefs
What were the materials and techniques used by the Egyptian artist-craftsman?

(Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Click on Ancient Egyptian Art and then scroll down for this question.

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (MNSU)
Links to excellent information about every aspect of daily life.

Explore Ancient Egypt: Daily Life (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston)
Use the yellow arrows at the bottom of each page to go to the next page.

Life by the Nile
Family life; education; food, clothing, and shelter

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Daily Life (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Food, shelter, transportation, trades and crafts, and clothing and adornment.

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Tombs (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Lots about pyramids and the Valley of the Kings

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Life after Death (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Journey to the afterworld

Shabtis: part of Egyptian Mummification (Spurlock Museum)
A presentation of shabtis.

Tutankhamun's Tomb

Architect

Development of Pyramids Gallery (BBC)
A great place to start! Excellent, simple presentation of the historical progression of pyramids.

Djoser: The Step Pyramid Complex of Zozer (Djoser)
A layout of the Zozer Pyrmaid. Click on the white arrows for excellent illustrations.

Explore the Pyramids from Egypt: Secrets of an Ancient World (National Geographic)
Click on the image of each pyramids to go to its page. Place the cursor on the pyramid to get a diagram of its layout. Links to a map and images are on the right.

Explore the Pyramids (Nova: PBS Online)
Layouts and cross sections of three pyramids.

Explore the Great Pyramid (Nova: PBS Online)
Step inside the Great Pyramid!

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Tombs
(Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Lots about pyramids and the Valley of the Kings

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Tutankhamun's Tomb

Valley of the Kings
Helpful descriptions and diagrams of many tombs of the Valley of the Kings, but the text is difficult.

Valley of the Kings Flash Map from the Theban Mapping Project

Artist

Ancient Egyptian Art
Tomb paintings

Ancient Egyptian Beliefs (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
What did ancient Egyptians believe about life and death?

Ancient Egyptian Gods Gallery (BBC)
Images and descriptions of 12 of the main gods and goddesses of Egypt.

Gods and Mythology of Ancient Egypt
Scroll down for links to each of the gods and goddesses.

The Religion of Ancient Egypt (Minnesota State University)
The Soul; List of Gods


Theban Mapping Project: Decorating the Tombs
Good examples. Click on the images for enlarged view.

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Religion (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Gods and goddesses, kingship, priests, the soul, and life after death. Follow the links!

Cartographer

Ancient Egypt (Nova: PBS Online)

Maps of the Nile

Factfile on the Nile

Human activities on the Nile

Tha Aswan High Dam

Valley of the Kings Flash Map from the Theban Mapping Project

Why was the Nile so important? (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Click on The Natural World link.

Embalmer

Ancient Egyptian Art: The Funerary Scene
Weighing of the heart

Egyptian Mummification (Spurlock Museum)
The history (and proceess) of mummification and a descriptive list of the materials used in the process.

Mummies (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston)
Use the yellow arrows at the bottom of each page to go to the next page.

Mummification
Includes the main stages of the mummification process.

Mummification (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
The history of mummification along with materials and tools used in the process.

Mummification (Minnesota State University)

 

Updated: December 6, 2008