It's a poster! And on the back, is an educator's guide for using these booksin the classroom (Core Curriculum standards too). Want one? Leave a comment! … [Read more...] about Educator’s Guide for HADES SPEAKS! and ANUBIS SPEAKS!
Today I visited the MAGIC TREE HOUSE camp at my favorite indie, Little Shop of Stories, for an activity related to ancient Egypt. Krista read to them from Mummies in the Morning as I set up and then it was my turn. Only I hadn't expected the children to be so young. Oh-oh. Anubis Speaks: A Guide to the Afterworld by the Egyptian God of the Dead is perfect for … [Read more...] about Weighing Hearts–Just Like Anubis!
While at docent training yesterday with Dr. Peter Lacovara on all the new pieces in the Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern galleries at the Carlos Museum, I took the opportunity to start taking notes for my "Anubis Tour." After all, Anubis Speaks! releases in just a matter of … [Read more...] about Anubis Prepares for His Grand Entrance
Elizabeth Hornor models the prototype for the 3-D Anubis masks we'll be making... This, my friends, is why I love my job (well, it's not really my job, it's more of my passion, but you know what I mean, right?). Today, I met at the Carlos Museum with local artist Pam Beagle as well as Elizabeth Hornor and Nina West from the museum's education department … [Read more...] about 3-D Mask of Anubis
Figurine from www.aurorahistoryboutique.com "Why do I have a jackal's head on my exquisitely muscled human body, you ask? The better to eat you with, my dear. No, I am depicted with a jackal's head for the same reason all the other Egyptian gods were shown as part beast. The ancient Egyptians understood that our greatness was … [Read more...] about Anubis Answers: Why Did Ancient Egyptians Depict Their Gods with Animal Heads?