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Re: Egyptian art

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R.E.William Loring (bcloring)
Wed, 21 Jul 1999 09:15:57 -0700


My friend has had her kids make cunieform tablets out of red earthen ware,
they roll
'the slabs and mark on them with little sticks and found implements and them
she fires them...they think its fun andlove the little tablets...
-----Original Message-----
From: Robben1713 <Robben1713>
To: Lynnzi <Lynnzi>; Artsednet.edu
<Artsednet.edu>
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 1999 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: Egyptian art

>I'm doing a quick Egyptian art project with a World of Crafts class that I
am
>teaching this summer. First we discuss hieroglyphics and meaning of
symbols.
> Then we discuss the meaning of symbols in our life.....letters and
pictures
>as symbols. Then each students create a sentence from symbols and carves
it
>with a tooth pick/or pen on the inside of a Styrofoam meat tray. We lean
how
>to mix plaster and pour it into the trays. When it is dry we remove the
>plaster from the tray and the symbols are embossed in the plaster. We
paint
>the plaster to look like the walls that the hieroglyphics are written on.
>Good Luck
>
>Jessica
>Montclair NJ