The Nile: Cairo and the Pyramids

The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. We visit Giza, and then travel through Cairo, Memphis, Saqqara, meeting Whirling Dervishes and examining the Egyptian Museum.


SUGGESTED READING

  • Ancient Egyptians, Anton Gill, Harper Collins 2003
  • Ancient Egypt, Barry Kemp, John Murray Learning 2015
  • The Egyptians, Michael Hayes, Lansdowne Publishing 1997


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Cairo
  • Giza Plateau and Pyramids
  • Memphis
  • Sakkara
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Planning your own trip to Egypt


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a greater understanding of the history of Ancient Egypt and journeys through this region of the Middle East.
$75 Limited / $68

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