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Dominic Perry

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The History of Egypt Podcast

The History of Egypt Podcast

Dominic Perry

434
Followers
4.1K
Plays
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Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.

Latest Episodes

Fun: The Tomb Kings

An unofficial history, Part 1. In distant ages, and forgotten realms, a mighty civilization once flourished on the banks of a great river. The people of Nehekhara and their great kings are now a memory… but they are not dead. Not quite. Today, we dive into the lore of a fantasy civilization, inspired by ancient Egypt… Date c.2,500 Before the Imperial Calendar (I.C.) Music by TableTop Audio www.tabletopaudio.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music from Pond5 www.pond5.com, All images copyright Games Workshop, additional images at Art Station (search: Tomb Kings) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

107 min5 h ago
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Fun: The Tomb Kings

Show Update - End of 2020

Some good news and some bad news. Before we start the next chapter of Egyptian history, I need to take a break. Fortunately, I also have some help on the next step. In this update, I explain my situation at the end of 2020 and what the future holds for the podcast... Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 min5 d ago
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Show Update - End of 2020

135: The Face(s) of Akhenaten

Legacy and Summary. Today, we look back at Akhenaten's reign, and I ramble for a while about his importance in history, both ancient and modern... Date c. 1346 BCE and 20th Century CE, Images and references at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Support the Show at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

63 min1 w ago
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135: The Face(s) of Akhenaten

134b: The Burial(s) of Akhenaten

Side-episode. Today we discuss some "extra" items from Akhenaten's tomb. Also, we return to KV55, that elusive monument in the Valley of the Kings, to see some reasons why it *might* be Akhenaten. Date c.1346 BCE, www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 min2 w ago
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134b: The Burial(s) of Akhenaten

134: The Death of Akhenaten

A controversy comes to its end. King Akhenaten died in his 17th year on the throne. Surprisingly, we know a lot about his passing and his burial. From the date of his death, to his sarcophagus, shabti figurines and his innovative tomb, we can get a sense of how this controversial ruler finally met his end... Date c.1346 BCE, Images and references at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Support the show and get exclusive perks at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

68 min3 w ago
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134: The Death of Akhenaten

133: The Heretic King

Erasing a God. Sometime in his reign, Akhenaten initiated a project that has made him infamous. The King’s agents, sculptors and masons travelled throughout the country, visiting major temples and shrines. Their job? Hack away the name and figure of Amun, King of the Gods, wherever they found it. This project is the most controversial of Akhenaten’s reign.Today, we dig into what happened, and why the King did it... Chapter 2 begins at 24:30, Date c.1347 BCE www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric bettinajoydeguzman.com, The History of Egypt Podcast is a member of the Agora Podcast Network www.agorapodcastnetwork.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

60 minSEP 9
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133: The Heretic King

Interview: Prof. Kara Cooney (Full Version)

Full version of the interview with Prof. Kara Cooney, for those who want it. Time codes for discussion... Intro 03:25... Funerary Culture 11:11... Craftworking 25:56... Hatshepsut's Legacy 38:19... Royal Authority 56:09... Hatshepsut's Mummy 1:07:24... Egyptological Science, Media, and Prof. Cooney's career 1:15:38. Learn more about Prof. Kara Cooney and read her published material at http://karacooney.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karacooneyegyptologist/Visit 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.

90 minAUG 29
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Interview: Prof. Kara Cooney (Full Version)

Interview: Egyptology, Science, and Media with Prof. Kara Cooney

Interview with Kara Cooney, Part 3: The Science of Egyptology, Research in the Public Arena, and future works. Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In this interview, we discuss her work for TV documentaries and popular publishing. We also dive into the science of Egyptology, how it gets reported in media, and recent developments. Finally, we discuss Kara's current and future projects, and what we can look forward to on the horizon... 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.

14 minAUG 28
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Interview: Egyptology, Science, and Media with Prof. Kara Cooney

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.

37 minAUG 27
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Interview: Hatshepsut, Power, and the Mafia with Prof. Kara Cooney

Interview: The Cost of Death with Prof. Kara Cooney

Kara Cooney, Part 1: Funerary Culture and Royal Power. Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In this interview, we discuss her research in funerary culture and the cost of burial for non-royal Egyptians during the New Kingdom. Episode logo image: the coffin of Sennedjem, showing (top) high-quality carved glyphs and (bottom) rough, "inexpert/apprentice" glyphs. Kara Cooney's website http://karacooney.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karacooneyegyptologist/ 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.

37 minAUG 26
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Interview: The Cost of Death with Prof. Kara Cooney

Latest Episodes

Fun: The Tomb Kings

An unofficial history, Part 1. In distant ages, and forgotten realms, a mighty civilization once flourished on the banks of a great river. The people of Nehekhara and their great kings are now a memory… but they are not dead. Not quite. Today, we dive into the lore of a fantasy civilization, inspired by ancient Egypt… Date c.2,500 Before the Imperial Calendar (I.C.) Music by TableTop Audio www.tabletopaudio.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music from Pond5 www.pond5.com, All images copyright Games Workshop, additional images at Art Station (search: Tomb Kings) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

107 min5 h ago
Comments
Fun: The Tomb Kings

Show Update - End of 2020

Some good news and some bad news. Before we start the next chapter of Egyptian history, I need to take a break. Fortunately, I also have some help on the next step. In this update, I explain my situation at the end of 2020 and what the future holds for the podcast... Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 min5 d ago
Comments
Show Update - End of 2020

135: The Face(s) of Akhenaten

Legacy and Summary. Today, we look back at Akhenaten's reign, and I ramble for a while about his importance in history, both ancient and modern... Date c. 1346 BCE and 20th Century CE, Images and references at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Support the Show at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

63 min1 w ago
Comments
135: The Face(s) of Akhenaten

134b: The Burial(s) of Akhenaten

Side-episode. Today we discuss some "extra" items from Akhenaten's tomb. Also, we return to KV55, that elusive monument in the Valley of the Kings, to see some reasons why it *might* be Akhenaten. Date c.1346 BCE, www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 min2 w ago
Comments
134b: The Burial(s) of Akhenaten

134: The Death of Akhenaten

A controversy comes to its end. King Akhenaten died in his 17th year on the throne. Surprisingly, we know a lot about his passing and his burial. From the date of his death, to his sarcophagus, shabti figurines and his innovative tomb, we can get a sense of how this controversial ruler finally met his end... Date c.1346 BCE, Images and references at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Support the show and get exclusive perks at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric www.bettinajoydeguzman.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

68 min3 w ago
Comments
134: The Death of Akhenaten

133: The Heretic King

Erasing a God. Sometime in his reign, Akhenaten initiated a project that has made him infamous. The King’s agents, sculptors and masons travelled throughout the country, visiting major temples and shrines. Their job? Hack away the name and figure of Amun, King of the Gods, wherever they found it. This project is the most controversial of Akhenaten’s reign.Today, we dig into what happened, and why the King did it... Chapter 2 begins at 24:30, Date c.1347 BCE www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com, Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com, Music by Ancient Lyric bettinajoydeguzman.com, The History of Egypt Podcast is a member of the Agora Podcast Network www.agorapodcastnetwork.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

60 minSEP 9
Comments
133: The Heretic King

Interview: Prof. Kara Cooney (Full Version)

Full version of the interview with Prof. Kara Cooney, for those who want it. Time codes for discussion... Intro 03:25... Funerary Culture 11:11... Craftworking 25:56... Hatshepsut's Legacy 38:19... Royal Authority 56:09... Hatshepsut's Mummy 1:07:24... Egyptological Science, Media, and Prof. Cooney's career 1:15:38. Learn more about Prof. Kara Cooney and read her published material at http://karacooney.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karacooneyegyptologist/Visit 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.

90 minAUG 29
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Interview: Prof. Kara Cooney (Full Version)

Interview: Egyptology, Science, and Media with Prof. Kara Cooney

Interview with Kara Cooney, Part 3: The Science of Egyptology, Research in the Public Arena, and future works. Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In this interview, we discuss her work for TV documentaries and popular publishing. We also dive into the science of Egyptology, how it gets reported in media, and recent developments. Finally, we discuss Kara's current and future projects, and what we can look forward to on the horizon... 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.

14 minAUG 28
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Interview: Egyptology, Science, and Media with Prof. Kara Cooney

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.

37 minAUG 27
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Interview: Hatshepsut, Power, and the Mafia with Prof. Kara Cooney

Interview: The Cost of Death with Prof. Kara Cooney

Kara Cooney, Part 1: Funerary Culture and Royal Power. Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney is professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In this interview, we discuss her research in funerary culture and the cost of burial for non-royal Egyptians during the New Kingdom. Episode logo image: the coffin of Sennedjem, showing (top) high-quality carved glyphs and (bottom) rough, "inexpert/apprentice" glyphs. Kara Cooney's website http://karacooney.squarespace.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/karacooneyegyptologist/ 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.

37 minAUG 26
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Interview: The Cost of Death with Prof. Kara Cooney
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