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Lift the Lid on Mummies: Unravel the…

Lift the Lid on Mummies: Unravel the Mysteries of Egyptian Tombs and Make…

by Jacqueline Dineen

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0760347182, Hardcover)

"Unwrap" the mystery of mummies with this educational and fun kit complete with a mummy, wraps, four canopic jar heads, and paper cut-outs of canopic jars and amulets, as well as a short non-fiction book.

Embalm your own mummy! Discover ancient burial rituals! Freak out your family members! This exploration kit combines lessons in science, archaeology, and anthropology with the experience of creating your very own mummy! Gauze wrappings, headdress, scarabs, and a cardboard cat you can mummify to accompany your Pharaoh in the afterlife are stored away in a hidden drawer.

The kit contains:

1. Model Mummy

2. Four body organs

3. "Make Your Own" cardboard cat mummy

4. Canopic animal pegs and cardboard Canopic jars

5. Gauze bandages to wrap the mummy in its shroud

6. Cardboard amulets to wrap in your mummy's shroud

A 24-page book packed full of fascinating facts and information about mummies, how they are made, their history, as well as interactive activities is also included. Mummies of many different cultures, including ancient Egypt and South America, and all the types of mummies, including shrunken heads, bog mummies, and ice mummies, are all discussed in a lighthearted, informative style. Slightly creepy good fun, perfect for the young or the young at heart.

(retrieved from Amazon Tue, 01 Mar 2016 17:57:21 -0500)

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