Monday, November 8, 2010

Awesome Field Trip!


We took a field trip to U of M's Museum of Archaeology last week, which my grandma has been asking me to do for about a year now! It was so perfect! It is not too huge and overwhelming, but they had a great collection of things from ancient Egypt and the Mesopotamia area...it was fun to see and read about things and actually know what some of the things mean!!!! I plan on going back when we are studying ancient Greece at the end of the year, and then next year for ancient Rome. They had a great little gift shop where I picked up a kit to make your own papyrus! And they have "Civilizations in a Box" that you can rent from the museum for $20 for 2 weeks. I got to see an example of one...it comes with lots of books, artifacts, videos...I might get one for Greece or Rome ( I do NOT need anything more for Egypt!).



Eli recognized the cartouche in this display and the kids were remembering what some of the hieroglyphs stood for...


2 comments:

  1. What a great place to go this year! I'm going to look to see if we have an Egyptian display at our local museums. We did find a great program that I recorded off the Green channel on TV, about Egyptian life. It still isn't at all like seeing real artifacts, or at least replicas!

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