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Ancient Civilisations

An Egyptian Way of Life

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

A great deal of what is displayed in museums and what we know about civilisations of the past comes from the work of archaeologists. This session puts learners in the shoes of archaeologists to examine the Museum's handling collection of ancient Egyptian objects and replicas.

In this one-hour lesson students will:

  • carefully examine the Museum's handling collection of objects and replicas to learn more about what life was like in ancient Egypt
  • explore themes of language, religion, culture, beliefs, tools and technology
  • discover how societies develop over time to reflect their values and needs
  • learn how people from ancient cultures made sense of the world around them.

Students will exercise their curiosity, knowledge and problem-solving abilities with hands-on experiences, feedback and questioning.

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This session is part of the Ancient Civilisations programme.

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