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K–12 Educator Program

Art and the Afterlife: Ancient Egypt

Use observation and evidence-based reasoning to discover how burial objects illuminate the beliefs and values of ancient Egyptians. Register online.

Common Core State Standards
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words (R.CCR.7)

National Learning Standards
Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines (NA-VA.K-12.6)
Era 2: Early Civilizations and the Emergence of Pastoral Peoples 4000–1000 BCE (NSS-WH.5-12.2)
Era 3: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires 1000 BCE–300 CE (NSS-WH.5-12.3)

Fee: $25

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Educator programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Oceanic Heritage Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, and Jephson Educational Trusts.