How did religion play a deep role in the lives of the ancient Egyptians? What were the ancient practices? What were their death rituals involving mummification? What were the myths and legends relating to their gods and goddesses? Why did Egyptian religion come to an end?
Ancient Egyptian religion is mysterious to the core.
Learn about Egyptian religion from an Egyptian archaeologist. The course will help students unravel the secrets of Egyptian religion, ancient viewpoints, gods, goddesses and demons, and their understanding of the cosmos and the afterlife.
3 Day Course in August 2021 starting from 04/10/2021
Virtual Course using Zoom
Understanding of Egyptian religion, its evolution and end
Identification of myths, gods, and goddesses of ancient Egypt
Ability to understand religion in its context.
Recommended for archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and just about anyone.
Sonali Gupta LL.B., Ph.D. (UCLA) specializes in Archaeology and has worked for nearly a decade in Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. She specializes in Egyptian archaeology and has been a part of archaeological expeditions in Fayum and Berenike, Egypt. She is an anthropological archaeologist and has led the first international field school in India under her project “Myth and Reality in the Himalayas.” She has taught at UCLA, the National Museum, New Delhi, and her Institute of which she is the Founding Director, the Himalayan Institute of Cultural & Heritage Studies, situated in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Her core area of research is cultural transmission of both tangible and intangible cultural heritage. She has various projects in collaboration with Flinders University, Institute of Field Research, University of Delhi and, the Archaeological Survey of India
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Yes, you will get an e-certificate on completion of the course (during that month)
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Yes, this course is tailored for everyone.
The timings are usually in the evening, Indian Standard Time, if you are in another time zone, we can record the sessions for you.
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Yes, this is a virtual course with active engagement with students.
For the Middle Himalaya course, students get assignments and are graded as well.
Yes, the lesson will be rescheduled