In a message dated 10/10/00 7:59:55 AM Central Daylight Time,
<< acrylic gesso, >>
Ann and everyone else- it is acrylic medium that dries clear NOT gesso which
dries white and flaky. Put several coats of acrylic medium on - let dry and
in water till really wet. Peel off paper backing. Would take two sessions.
be done first in the morning and then finish the soaking and peeling in the
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I though this was interesting. Thought I'd share!
In 1996, at a remote Egyptian oasis called Bahariya, a man was
crossing the desert on his donkey when the animal stumbled. Its foot
had fallen through the sand, revealing a hole into a previously
unknown Egyptian tomb.
As law required, the area was cordoned off so that archaeologists
could examine the find. It turned out to be one of the most
significant discoveries ever made from the Greco-Roman period of
Egyptian history, from 332 BC until the fourth century AD.
Hundreds of mummies were buried there, along with thousands of
artifacts including coins, statues, and even board games. It is an
ancient graveyard revealing much about life in the declining
centuries of the Egyptian civilization.