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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Preparing for Eternity: False Doors

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
An Egyptian false door.

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Virtual Event - Penn Museum

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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

What did the inside of an ancient Egyptian tomb look like? What did people take with them into the afterlife? Students learn about hieroglyphs, tomb offerings, and false doors—ancient Egyptian passageways between the worlds of the living and the dead. Students then create their own false doors by drawing hieroglyphs, ancient Egyptian art motifs, and the things they’d take to the afterlife.

Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.

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