Head of a colossal statue, probably King Amenemhat III  <br/>
Egypt, Bubastis  <br/>
12th Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, about 1854–1808 BCE  <br/>
granodiorite <br/>
H 83cm, W 85cm, D 71cm​ <br/>
British Museum, London <br/>
EA1063<br/>
© The Trustees of the British Museum

Pharaoh | VCE Ancient History Online Event

Wed 31 Jul, 4pm

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Head of a colossal statue, probably King Amenemhat III <br/> Egypt, Bubastis <br/> 12th Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat III, about 1854–1808 BCE <br/> granodiorite <br/> H 83cm, W 85cm, D 71cm​ <br/> British Museum, London <br/> EA1063<br/> © The Trustees of the British Museum

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Wed 31 July, 4 pm ––5 pm
Levels VCE (Ancient History)

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Explore empires and bring ancient Egypt to life in this online event designed for VCE Ancient History. Through a rich array of 10 artefacts from Pharaoh, this NGV Educator–led talk examines Egyptian kingship spanning the Predynastic Period to the New Kingdom. Through guided analysis of primary sources, participants will gain insight into the changing perspective and portrayal of kingship in ancient Egypt.

Students will:
• Examine how sources can be used to explore the representation of kingship and how that changed over time
• Identify how sources can be used to explore challenges faced by rulers in ancient Egypt
• Discuss the ways in which sources can be used to access different perspectives of people across society

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free

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