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2 hours 33 minutes

Original Description

This is the third of three lectures given by Professor Sheikholeslami at PSU on January 13-14, 1978. The second lecture, "The Middle Kingdom," was not recorded.


This recording documents the third of three lectures by Cynthia May Sheikholeslami, an Egyptologist and instructor at the English Language Institute at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

In these lectures, Sheikholeslami presents an historical view of ancient Egyptian civilization. This presentation includes a discussion of the treasures found in the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

[Note: The first 26 minutes are heavy with static.]

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Egyptologists, Pyramids, Egypt -- Civilization

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 4 track, mono


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Transcript added July 2020.

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