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ANCIENT EGYPT


ENCOUNTERS WITH ANCIENT EGYPT

The civilization of ancient Egypt, which lasted from 3,000 B.C. to 332 B.C., when it was conquered by Alexander the Great, continues to enthrall us. Egyptologist Mary Vaught will explore this fascinating world in images and words.

THURSDAYS, 7 TO 8:30 P.M.
Location: Advanced Sciences Building, Room L212
Fee: $6 / Max: 30
Lifelong Learning membership required

Butcher, Baker and Oil Lamp Maker 

This class will look at the different jobs, professions, and industries of ancient Egypt. From the basic necessities to the legal and political aspects of life in Ancient Egypt, jobs were as varied then as they are now. We will look at the different jobs and positions that people occupied in this ancient society. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10; 7 TO 8:30 P.M. 
Course #20/FY-CPDV-2359-01 


Medicine in Ancient Egypt 

Ancient Egypt is one of the earliest civilizations from which we have written medical documents. These documents, along with carvings, paintings and archaeological remains, show the large, varied medical tradition that was practiced in Egypt. From general to specialized medicine, excellent health care, and the creation of medical institutions, Egypt has a fascinating history of medicine. 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24; 7 TO 8:30 P.M. 
Course #20/FY-CPDV-2359-02

 

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