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Egyptomania Series Program 3: Mummies

from 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:

3. Mummies
Find out how the Egyptian desire for an eternal afterlife contributed to the ritual of mummification. Students will learn about the process of mummification and see ancient artifacts from the museum's collection, such as canopic jars, mummy cases, amulets, and much more!

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Cost

By Request: $130.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Adult Learners

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Provider's Cancellation Policy

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.

Please see the museum's website for information about virtual learning for K-12 students: 

https://www.clevelandart.org/learn/educators/prek-12-school-programs-and-resources/virtual-learning/virtual-learning-topics

Contact:
Arielle Levine
alevine@clevelandart.org
12167072688

Program Details

Format

1. Open discussion with students’ previous knowledge about mummies.
2. Discuss reasons for mummification.
3. Explain the ba, akh, and ka elements of the soul.
4. View and discuss mummy cases, canopic jars, shawabti figures.

Objectives

Through the introduction and interpretation of artifacts from the CMA’s Egyptian collection, students will…
1. Understand the concept of the “afterlife” and its influence on the ancient Egyptians’ world view.
2. Learn how and why the ancient Egyptians mummified their dead.
3. Be able to make a distinction between the historical definition of a mummy and the various modern myths and media interpretations.
4. Be able to recognize objects which were placed in the tombs and learn why these objects were chosen, what happened to many of them, and where these objects are today.