For all thing Egyptian to Sphinx and pyramids, including archaeological finds from Tutankhamen's to scarab beetles necklaces. There's even a virtual tour of the pyramids. Plenty of Egyptian photographs and images for you to use and maps of Egypt and the Nile too.
Artefacts from home and school life. Simple yet effective site.
A site which contains many high quality images of artefacts. Not categorised into sub-topics but still a useful site for preparation. There are also sound files which are quite accessible, underneath each pop-up image.
Collections of beautiful images cover....Prehistoric Period, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Tutankhamun, Late Period, Funary Collection, Sculpture, Jewellery.
You can't beat this - CT scans of three mummified people, with animated 'slice' journeys through their skulls etc. Great images and clear presentation. Even though there is a 'KS2 version' linked to at the bottom of the page you will find this perfectly straightforward and more informative (in our opinion).
23 pages of Egyptian bliss. Everything you would need, such as a map of the UK and Egypt marked to match up-style activities. This is a PowerPoint file, not a web page.
If you don't have PowerPoint software, you can always the free OpenOffice software instead which allows you to open and edit all MS Office documents.
If you're on the look out for artefacts, you've just found the best site. Including information on religion, trading, temples, Pharaohs ....There are wonderful stories that set the themes into a context. It's the British Museum. Need we say any more? Just type "Egyptians" into the search box. You can then "search within these results" and add your own terms like "toys".
An animated site which includes information on gods and goddesses, the Nile, pyramids and hieroglyphics. the site uses Flash so make sure you have the plug-in for it to work.
Simple presentation to introduce the topic. Lovely idea for a slide background!
Use the links on this page to solve questions about the Egyptians.
A truly wonderful site with interactive maps and stories. There are some wonderful artefacts in the virtual museum.
Information and pictures for all the gods and goddesses. Text is a little challenging. Images are spot on though.
Artefacts revealing the gods and goddesses of Egypt. Fantastic primary evidence.
This translator is absolutely magic! Type in your name and it appears as a cartouche.
There's so much more on this page, but here's a great place to start.
The activity is designed to help introduce the topic of ancient Egypt. It looks at some of the words associated with the passing of time and Egypt.
Broad and easy-t-navigate site which includes the following topics: Egyptian History, Egyptian Environment, Egyptian Religion, Egyptian Clothing, Egyptian Science, Egyptian Economy, Egyptian Games, Teacher's Guides for Egypt, Egyptian Food, Egyptian People, Egyptian Art, Egyptian Architecture, Egyptian Writing, Egyptian Government, Egyptian Wars, Egypt Crafts and Projects.
An horrific guide to mummification which your children will absolutely adore. Not one to use straight after dinner! It's a really old website but it still works - just click the tiny 'Next' button at the right of each screen.
Mummify away! A game dedicated to this Egyptian pastime.
This activity requires the free Adobe Shockwave plug-in for your web browser. Click here to get the plug-in (you may need to be logged in to your computer as an administrator to continue).
From explorers, farmers, soldiers and princesses. The pictures will be most useful to primary school teachers.
This wonderful site has some quality resources on it. Take the map for example, perfect for an introduction to Ancient Egypt. There's also some glorious images featuring coffins, boats, canopic jars, statues of gods a Sarcophagus,Sphinx, Chair from tomb of Yuya and Tuya, Scarab beetle and Funerary mask. If that's not enough, check out the amazing 3D tour around a tomb.
Every manner of Egyptian find can be encountered on this site - absolutely super! Just type "Egyptians" into the search box. You can then "search within these results" and add your own terms like "statues".
A well told story - suitable for younger Ks2 children. Useful if teaching about the religion and rituals of Egyptians from a young girl's perspective.
A super tour of the passages within the pyramid. Please ensure you have installed the Quicktime player to use this site.
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