Thursday, August 05, 2010

Resources on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website

Kids' guide to the tomb of Perneb
A rather good guided tour of the tomb of Perneb desgined for kids. Requires Flash 5.

The Art of Ancient Egypt

Welcome to The Metropolitan Museum of Art's online exploration of the art of ancient Egypt. Selected works of art from the Museum's extensive Egyptian art collection have been brought together to form a dynamic and content-rich resource for educators, students, and general viewers.

Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids
"Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids" is the first major, comprehensive exhibition of Old Kingdom art. It includes approximately 250 objects from more than thirty museums in Egypt, Europe, and North America; forty-one are presented in this Web feature. Read more about the Old Kingdom, ca. 2650–ca. 2150 B.C., in the introduction or explore the individual works.

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