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>I'm doing a quick Egyptian art project with a World of Crafts class that I
>teaching this summer. First we discuss hieroglyphics and meaning of
> Then we discuss the meaning of symbols in our life.....letters and
>as symbols. Then each students create a sentence from symbols and carves
>with a tooth pick/or pen on the inside of a Styrofoam meat tray. We lean
>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
>the plaster to look like the walls that the hieroglyphics are written on.