Fun with Hieroglyphs  -     By: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Catharine Roehrig
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Fun with Hieroglyphs

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers / 2008 / Hardcover

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Send secret messages in an ancient and mysterious language. With this kit containing a book from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, plus 24 rubber stamps of Egyptian hieroglyphs, an ink pad, and a key to the hieroglyph alphabet, you can design artwork, do school projects, and even decode secret messages. You can read how Egyptian scribes used the symbols and how hieroglyphs were later deciphered, and there are puzzles and word games to play. All you need is your own papyrus!

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.75 X 8.75 (inches)
ISBN: 1416961143
ISBN-13: 9781416961147
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 8-12

Publisher's Description

Discover the secrets of hieroglyphs, the language of the ancient Egyptians, with this innovative kit from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn the sounds and letters of the hieroglyphic alphabet, find out which symbols were thought to have magical powers, and read how this mysterious language was decoded after hundreds of years.

Then, with the alphabet chart as your guide, use the 24 hieroglyphic stamps and ink pad to write messages, create designs, and make cards.

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