How do myths, resurrection spells, and magic aid the dead in the afterlife? How does one mummify a body? Why does one mummify?
Learn and go deep into the ancient Egyptian mind up, close and personal with an Egyptian archaeologist. The Mummy brings forth images of scary entities rising from the dead, and casting curses on those who dare to cross forbidden boundaries. The Book of the Dead, the Pyramid texts, leading us all into a world filled with spells, magic and eternal wonder.
3 Day Course starting from 27th December 2021
Virtual Course using Zoom
Cognition and symbolism in ancient cultures.
An understanding of the after life of ancient Egyptians.
The various processes involved in mummification and rituals.
Magic & spells in ancient Egypt
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 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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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.
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