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CLIP 5148

How do we know the names of Kings from Ancient Egypt? (pt 1/5)

How do we know the names of Kings from Ancient Egypt? (pt 1/5)
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Key Info
  • How do we know the names of Kings from Ancient Egypt? (pt 1/5)
  • Duration: 2:15
  • A young researcher works with an expert in the British Museum to find out information about ancient hieroglyphics and Ancient Egyptian kings. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Egyptians

  • Keywords: Hieroglyphs, hieroglyphics, Ancient Egyptians, cartouche, British Museum, Kings, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • The class could read some hieroglyphics, invent their own hieroglyphics and write their names in hieroglyphics.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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