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Explore Our New Teacher-Submitted Curriculum: “The Use of Symbols in Egyptian Religion”

The History of Religion in EgyptAntiquityNOW is pleased to announce a new curriculum available on our website.  Submitted by Sharlyn Scott, social studies teacher at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Arizona, the curriculum is titled “The Use of Symbols in Egyptian Religion: Ancient Egyptian, Coptic Christian, and Islamic Images.”  Scott developed the curriculum after a Fulbright Hays study tour to Egypt in the summer of 2010. The curriculum leads students from the ancient to the modern, asking them to “analyze artwork, sculpture and architecture to determine different cultural world views and values”.[1] Continue reading