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Lead instructor: Peter Der Manuelian, Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology and Director of the Harvard Semitic Museum

Assistant instructors and lecturers: Laura Taronas and Inês Torres, PhD candidates in Egyptology at Harvard University

Guest instructors: Rachel Aronin and Nicholas Picardo, Egyptological Research Associates with The Giza Project at Harvard University

HarvardX project leads: Stefan Esposito and Jascha Smilack

Video production: Walter Blazewicz

Animation design: Rachel D'Erminio

Course development assistants: Becky Winn and Aaron J. Goldman

Legal compliance: Brad Edmondson, Alex Nones, Judith Salisbury, Cathleen O'Connell

Special Thanks

HarvardX's course SW38— Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology was possible only through the labor and generosity of many individuals and institutions, including

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition Archives, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ministry of Antiquities, Egypt

Dassault Systèmes, Paris

Jeremy Kisala, Research Assistant at The Giza Project, Harvard University

David Hopkins, Technical Artist at The Giza Project, Harvard University

The Giza Project's Partner Institutions, including

  • The Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig (Germany)
  • The Berlin Ägyptisches Museum (Germany)
  • The Egyptian Museum, Cairo (Egypt)
  • The Grand Egyptian Museum (Egypt)
  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (Austria)
  • The Museo Egizio, Turin (Italy)
  • The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University (USA)
  • The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley (USA)
  • The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim (Germany)
  • The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia (USA)

Additional benefactors to the Giza Project, including

  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Harvard University
  • Mr. Sadek Wahba
  • Microsoft
  • Google for Education
  • Leon Levy Foundation
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

(Individual image credits and other bibliographical materials are cited at the close of the videos in which they are found.)