Investigating the Health Status of the Ancient Egyptians

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Investigating the Health Status of the Ancient Egyptians

Considerable knowledge of ancient Egyptians comes from their funerary practices including the glorious Pharaonic Pyramids and numerous tombs. The outstanding iconography of Egyptian tomb decorations

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Considerable knowledge of ancient Egyptians comes from their funerary practices including the glorious Pharaonic Pyramids and numerous tombs. The outstanding iconography of Egyptian tomb decorations and sculptures that depict Kings and Queens who looked healthy and strong. What did they really look like and did they live healthy and long lives? In this course we will look below the surface of those icons and investigate how truly beautiful and healthy were the people of Egypt. We will examine some of Pharaohs of the New Kingdom (Hatshepsut, Tutankhamun, Akhenaten, Ramesses II) and several other individuals.