Fora o Egito a Inglaterra, e mais precisamente o British Museum, guarda a maior coleção de peças egípcias. Aqui o maniamuseu atende a alguns pedidos e postamos os links de materiais de estudo e didáticos sobre o assunto. São links em pdf.
The Museum holds the largest collection of Egyptian objects outside Egypt. Highlights include the Rosetta stone, a 5,000 year old sand-dried mummy, wall paintings from Nebamun’s tomb and sculptures of Ramesses II.
4 November 2010 – 6 March 2011
Follow the ancient Egyptians’ journey from death to the afterlife in this major exhibition.
Resources for visits
What can we learn from the wall paintings of this remarkable tomb?
What was life and death like for the early
Life in ancient Egypt
What did the Egyptians play with, eat and wear?
Symbols of the pharaoh
Be a symbol detective and decode scarabs, cartouches and sculptures of Ramesses II.
A closer look at the materials, techniques, rituals and beliefs of mummification.
Discover the ancient civilization of Nubia (Sudan) and compare the cultures of Nubia and ancient Egypt.
A general guide to the galleries
A room by room guide to what’s in the Egyptian galleries.
Literacy activities based on New Kingdom Egyptian wall paintings.
Easy to use, self-contained slideshows
The paintings of the tomb of Nebamun
Browse around this remarkable Egyptian tomb.
Tomb painting: the tomb of Nebamun
How did the Egyptians produce such extraordinary wall paintings?
The history of mummification
From sand-dried bodies to Roman mummy boards, follow the history of mummification.
How to make a mummy
Follow the mummification process step by step.
Reading a papyrus
Learn how to decode ancient Egyptian documents.
Find detailed information, articles and images of many objects from the Egyptian galleries.
Self-contained journeys through areas of the Egyptian collection
Travel through the many layers of the mummy of Nesperennub. What secrets is he hiding?
Cats, jackals, baboons, calves, eels..
Why did the ancient Egyptians mummify so many animals?
British Museum websites
Explore temples and pyramids, make sense of hieroglyphs, unwrap the mysteries of mummification and learn about ancient Egyptian gods.
Make connections between civilisations. To find Egypt select the globe icon, then choose Egypt from the list.
Other useful websites
I read it in the Book of the Dead – for KS2 students, produced by Chicago schools
For students aged between 7 and 11
R Parkinson, Hunefer and his Book of the Dead (The British Museum Press, 2010)
A MacDonald, The British Museum Pocket Dictionary of Ancient Egyptian animals (The British Museum Press, 2004)
A McDonald, The Ancient Egyptians: Their Lives and Their World (The British Museum Press)
R Parkinson, Pocket guide to Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs (The British Museum Press, 2003)
N Strudwick, Pocket Dictionary of Egyptian Mummies (The British Museum Press)
H Strudwick, Pocket Timeline of Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press)
D Pemberton, Egyptian Mummies (The British Museum Press)
M Hooper, The Tomb of Nebamun: Explore an ancient Egyptian tomb (The British Museum Press)
D Pemberton, Illustrated Atlas of Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press)
D Pemberton and Geraldine Harris, The British Museum Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press, 1999)
J Filer, Pocket Explorers: Ancient Egypt and the Nile (The British Museum Press)
J Filer, Pyramids and People in Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press)
For adults and teachers
TGH James, The British Museum Concise Introduction – Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press, 2005)
G Hart, Egyptian Myths (The British Museum Press, 1990)
C Andrews, Egyptian Mummies (The British Museum Press, 1984)
I Shaw and P Nicholson, The British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (The British Museum Press, 1995)
All of these books can be purchased online, at the Museum shop or at many bookshops.
Teachers receive a 10% discount* when they quote teacher1011 in Museum shops.
For discount online, visit www.britishmuseumshoponline.org and enter teacher1011 on checkout.