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By Marian Broida

Are looking to communicate Hittite? carry out a tumbler and ask for “wa-tar.” This special task booklet for kids a long time 9 and up indicates what existence was once like one of the Nubians, Mesopotamians, Hittites, and their pals the Egyptians from round 3100 B.C., whilst higher and decrease Egypt turned one nation, to the dying of Queen Cleopatra less than the Romans, in 30 B.C. tasks equivalent to development a Nubian irrigation laptop, making a Mesopotamian cylinder seal out of clay, making kilts like these worn through Egyptian boys and males, and writing in Hittite cuneiform aid younger readers to hook up with those old cultures and notice how profoundly they've got stimulated our personal.

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Wooden fig trees surround a copper pool that can hold real water. During the Middle Kingdom, Egyptians often put funerary models into their tombs of things they wanted to have in the afterlife. Meket-Re's Estate, residence A. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. All rights reserved 9 Egyptian Model Garden Directions his model porch and garden is adapted from an ancient T wooden model (see page 9) discovered in a Middle Kingdom tomb. An Egyptian named Meket-Re sat with his family in a garden like this one.

Directions Repeat this for the other side dots. Overlap the two edges of one of the slits as much as you can, and Make a straight cut with the scissors down the paper towel roll from one end to the other. You will have a long rectangle of cardboard that wants to curl up. Lay the ruler along one of the long edges and make a dot three inches from 32 staple. Repeat at top and one at the bottom. Make a tiny cut in the middle of each overlap the other three slits. crease. Lay a pipe cleaner inside each crease so only the ends You should now stick out.

In a little while you will 5. Trim the other end so the pillar is about 1⁄2 inch taller tree. other end and fold out the four small cut sections. When the floor is dry, place the pillar under the 10. Tape the bottoms of the trees symmetrically around the tape them to the floor and ceiling. edge of the pond. The Egyptians ⁄2 inch cut tape 1 ➺ ➺ palm trees. First draw a line across the liked symmetry, so both sides of the pond should be the same. 11. Cut out small ornamental fish, ➺ middle of the index card from one 9.

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