Quick Idea: Egyptian Print: All
Egyptian art has the same style and special rules. One of these rules
is called “frontalism”. This is where the head is always
shown in profile, but the body is seen from the front.
Cobra Pen Topper: The asp or Egyptian
cobra is the smallest and most common type of cobra. Cobras were often
used as a subject for jewelry and decorative items in ancient Egypt.
601-2 Hieroglyphics: This is a form of picture writing. Hieroglyphics
are small pictures which represent words, actions or ideas. There
were over 700 letters but no vowels.
601-3 Collar and Cuffs: Jewelry was an important part of the
dress of ancient Egypt. Particularly the nobility adorned themselves
with beautiful symmetrical collars of metal and precious stones and
beautiful bangles and cuffs.
601-4 Potpourri Mummy: Egypt is known for both their pyramids,
the final resting place for those that have died and also their means
of preserving bodies as mummies. The body was wrapped in strips of
cloth and anointed with various oils and scents.
601-5 Papyrus Fan: The word “paper’ derives from
the word papyrus. Papyrus is a triangular reed that grows along the
bank of the Nile. Egyptians cut the reeds and laid them side-by-side.
Then a second layer was placed over the top at right angles. This
was then placed between fabric and pressed between stones for about
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