Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide by Marian Broida

By Marian Broida

Are looking to converse Hittite? carry out a pitcher and ask for “wa-tar.” This detailed job e-book for kids a long time 9 and up exhibits what existence was once like one of the Nubians, Mesopotamians, Hittites, and their acquaintances the Egyptians from round 3100 B.C., whilst higher and reduce Egypt turned one state, to the demise of Queen Cleopatra lower than the Romans, in 30 B.C. initiatives resembling construction a Nubian irrigation computer, making a Mesopotamian cylinder seal out of clay, making kilts like these worn by means of Egyptian boys and males, and writing in Hittite cuneiform support younger readers to connect to those old cultures and notice how profoundly they've got stimulated our personal.

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Cut off the top of the box, leaving a one- to f roo two-inch lip Materials covering one end. This is the porch ▲ Facial tissue box, 9 1⁄4 by 4 3⁄4 inches roof. Pull out any plastic ▲ Scissors liner. ▲ Green and brown paint 2. Paint the floor of the box green. ▲ Paintbrushes 3. Make a door by cutting a white index ▲ Jar of water card into a rectangle smaller than the ▲ 4 white 3- by 5-inch index cards width of one end of the box. ▲ Colored markers or other paint colors Decorate it with markers and tape ▲ 5 green (or white) 3- by 5-inch index cards it to the short side of the box ▲ Scotch tape under the roof.

Wear the bracelet on your wrist or upper arm. Double-Stranded Necklace Directions ou can make colorful beads, then string them into a neck- Y lace like one worn by Egyptian men and women. Adult help recommended with the wire and the oven. Preheat the oven according to directions on the clay. Lay out a piece of waxed paper on a table to work on. Use a knife to cut a Materials square about 1⁄2 inch thick out of one block of clay. With the toothpick, pierce a hole from one side to the other near the top.

Then he began wrapping it with linen bandages. He might use new bandages or old linen cloth. He tucked amulets into the bandages as he wrapped, saying special prayers. ) He wrapped each finger and toe separately. In between bandages, he might wrap the body in one or more shrouds, large pieces of linen that covered the body from head to toe. From time to time he painted the bandages with sticky resin (REZ-in), a liquid made from tree sap. After the body was bandaged, the priest put a mask over its head.

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