Egyptomania Series Program 1: Introduction to Daily Life

by  Cleveland Museum of Art

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Discover the ingenuity of one of the world's earliest civilizations through this lively series of four videoconferences:

1. Introduction to Daily Life
Through the use of art and artifacts from the CMA's collection, students are acquainted with Egypt's natural environment, as well as aspects of ancient Egyptian daily life such as food, clothing, shelter, and recreation.

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By Request: $130.00
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45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Adult Learners

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Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, Ohio
United States

Distance Learning for adult audiences at The Cleveland Museum of Art allows lifelong learners to connect with the CMA and enrich their studies of history and visual arts through our collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Through live, interactive videoconferencing, students participate in conversations with museum educators that are two-way and fully interactive.

Virtual learning for PreK-12 students offers connections
with the CMA collection through live, interactive video sessions with a
CMA educator. Explore artworks through discussion, writing, drawing,
and movement.

Lessons are designed for grades Pre-K–12 and are designed to support standards.

Arielle Levine

Program Details


1. Open discussion with map study of Egypt.
2. Discuss importance of the Nile River.
3. Using related artifacts, discuss food, clothing, shelter and entertainment in Ancient Egypt.
4. Throughout videoconference compare and contrast ancient Egyptian life and contemporary American life.
6. Answer remaining questions.


1. To introduce basic information about the natural environment of ancient Egypt in the context of the art and artifacts of Egyptian civilization.
2. To acquaint students with aspects of daily life, including food, clothing, shelter and recreation.
3. To illustrate some of the problems ancient Egyptians faced and examine ways in which they were handled.
4. To investigate ways in which our contemporary society compares and contrasts with that of ancient Egypt.