Pupils Get A Head In Egyptian Project

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Year 4 pupil Lewis Fyfe (9) with his Pharaoh's headdress.

Pharaoh enough! Children at Theddlethorpe Academy completed a project on ancient Egypt by making replica headdresses, a Sarcophagus and Canopic jars. During the project they visited The Collection Museum where they learned how to prepare a person for mummification and dug for artefacts in their role as archaeologists.

The Year 3 and 4 pupils enjoyed making their replicas out of tissue paper, cardboard and bandages. Year 3 pupil Sophie Rigley (7) said: "I enjoyed learning about mummification and about Egyptian Gods."

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Year 3 pupil Sophie Rigley (7) with replica Canopic Jars, which were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the internal organs of their owner for the afterlife.

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Year 4 pupil Lottie Hallam (9) and Year 3 pupil Samuel Venman (8) with their replica Sarcophagi.

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Lexie Blackshaw (9) Year 4, with her Egyptian headdress.

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