"The New Kingdom: the wealth of empire (Egypt of the Pharaohs)"



Streaming Media


2 hours 33 minutes

Original Description

The 2nd lecture of the series, The Middle Kingdom: Egypt's golden age, was not recorded.


This recording documents the second of two recorded lectures by Cynthia May Sheikholeslami, an Egyptologist and instructor at the English Language Institute at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. In the lecture, Sheikholeslami presents an historical view of ancient Egyptian civilization, including 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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