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Mummy Madness, Ages 7-10

Mummy Madness, Ages 7-10

Let's get into the Halloween spirit!

---Does the curse of the mummy exist?---

---Are mummies cool, creepy or both?---

---Did they use toilet paper to wrap their mummies in?---

Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe of Museums with Marisa, leads a program on the science of Ancient Egyptian mummification. We look at pictures of actual mummies and the preservation process. Burying rituals, tomb decorations, Egyptian gods, and Egyptian art and history will also be discussed in conjunction to create a full picture of how mummification fit into Egyptian life.science of Ancient Egyptian mummification. We look at pictures of actual mummies and the preservation process. Burying rituals, tomb decorations, Egyptian gods, and Egyptian art and history will also be discussed in conjunction to create a full picture of how mummification fit into Egyptian life.

To Register: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldOGqqT4rHNeKL3hQzny6LwjKUvTwA83b 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you would like to participate in the stuffed animal mummification project, please have these items nearby:

-A small stuffed animal (18inches max)

-Roll of toilet paper or adhesive bandages

-Scotch Tape

-Black Sharpie or pen to draw on the mummy and write its name in hieroglyphic

Date:
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Virtual
Categories:
  Children's Program  

Event Organizer

Elaine Provenzano

Tuckahoe Public Library
Children/Adult Services Librarian II
914-231-3151
eprovenzano@wlsmail.org

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