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Event: GA: Homeschool Day at the Carlos Museum, Emory

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Added by juliegreen , 29 Jul 2013


Taking place 13 Sep 2013 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Single Day Event)

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GA: Homeschool Day at the Carlos Museum, Emory University
Myths, Magic, and Mummified Fish
Friday, September 13 Noon – 3 pm,
Homeschool students and parents are invited to attend Myths, Magic, and Mummified Fish. Tour the Egyptian galleries with Museum docents, exploring mummies and coffins from several periods of Egyptian history, animal mummies, the tools and objects used in the mummification process, and images of the mummiform god of the Underworld, Osiris. View a video on the year-long process of conserving the Old Kingdom mummy, the oldest Egyptian mummy in North America, as well as Reading Rainbow’s Mummies Made in Egypt. Students will watch a demonstration and take home instructions on how to mummify a fish, just as the Egyptians did!

Fee: $8 per person. Children under 5 are free. Pre-registration is required by calling 404.727.2363.



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