The golden mask of Tut-ankh-Amun
History becomes vivid
One of the big rulers of his time and probably the most famous pharaoh in the world was Tutankhamun. His ruling of nine years began in 1432 BC and ended in 1423 BC. He was considered as the youngest ruler of Egypt and died already at an age of circa 20 years. The death mask is world-famous and the famous relic of the Egyptian pharaoh is surrounded by many myths and legends. Give the stories about the person Tutankhamun a vivid side and get the magic of history to yourself and children into your home.
Simple handicraft out of regrowing resources
Out of 2 sheets of stable paper a copy true to the original of the death mask of Tunankhamun can be constructed. An exact instruction explains how to do the steps from forming the mask to the heraldic animals of Egypt decorating the mask. The artsy precious stones and gold plate appearing very valuable, which at that time were made by the best jewel- and goldsmiths, can be copied in surprising similarity. So the small ones not only learn something about their handicrafts skills, but also experience the divers variety of knowledge about Tutankhamun.
- 2 sheets of stable paper
- simple application and completion
- experience historical facts realistically
- level of difficulty: easy - medium - difficult
- number of sheets: 2=7 parts
Creation of a maskWho after the fabrication of the mask Tutankhamun fells like making an own mask, can make a plaster cast of his own face out of plastered strips and create with simple methods a real pharaoh's mask by himself.
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