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A podcast from Dominic Perry

The History of Egypt Podcast

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200 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

200 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

A podcast from Dominic Perry

The History of Egypt Podcast

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200 Episodes • Released Fortnightly

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Description

Learn about ancient Egypt, as *they* described it. We use ancient texts, archaeology and social history to explore their civilization and weave a tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, monuments and people. The History of Egypt Podcast uses the ancients' own words to describe their society, and is written by a trained Egyptologist. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 37 mins

Interview: Hatshepsut, Power, and the Mafia with Prof. Kara Cooney

Interview with Kara Cooney, Part 2: The Impact of Hatshepsut's Reign on the Royal House of Dynasty 18. Kara (Kathlyn) Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In this interview, we discuss her book The Woman Who Would be King, and her research into the reign and legacy of King Hatshepsut. Episode image: a statue of Hatshepsut, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Kara Cooney's website http://karacooney.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karacooneyegyptologist/ The History of Egypt Podcast website https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/. Intro music and interludes by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Outro music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.