Ancient Egyptian jewelry history
Egyptian jewelry history dates back to thousands of years when Pharaohs created some of the oldest silver and gold jewelry for women to wear. This page contains information about history of Ancient Egyptian jewelry and customers can buy Egyptian jewelry online from our web gift shop.
Canopic Jar with Head of Duamutef | New Kingdom, Ramesside | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Canopic jars were made to contain the embalmed viscera removed from the body in the process of mummification. The organs were placed under the protection of the Four Sons of Horus, whose heads form the lids of the jars: Hapy (baboon-headed), Imsety (human-headed), Duamutef (jackal-headed), and Kebehsenuef (falcon-headed)
Walk like an Egyptian - (6th)
Trace square eight times on 6" x 15" tagboard and lightly number them. Erase boxes 1-8 Styrofoam Cartouche shapes with hieroglyphs spelling out the student's name. These are printed on 6 x 18 black paper with silver and gold speedball ink to create a rich-looking Egyptian background.