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Egyptomania 3: Mummies

E&I Program: 
Distance Learning
Grade level : 
2 to 6

The ancient Egyptians believed that death marked the beginning of the journey to the afterlife, a spiritual realm in which they would live forever as “blessed spirits.” This new life didn’t come easy, for much had to be done in this life to make sure that your eternal life was a happy one. Tombs and coffins had to be decorated with the proper images and inscriptions, and burial chambers had to be equipped with everything needed to provide everlasting comfort. The art of ancient Egypt is a reflection of this all-out quest for a joyful immortality.