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Ancient Egyptian death masks

 

Can you design an Ancient Egyptian death mask?

I have attached two mask templates below, but you don’t have to use them.  Be creative if you want to and make your mask out of cardboard or anything else you can think of.

 

What is an Ancient Egyptian death mask?  Why were they used?

This website will give you some information about death masks in Ancient Egypt.

http://www.historyofmasks.net/mask-history/history-of-egyptian-masks/

 

 

One of the most famous death masks is that of Tutankhamun.

 

Click on this BBC Bitesize link to learn all Tutankhamun.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zvmkhbk/

 

Below are some more websites with some useful information about Tutankhamun.

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/tutankhamun-facts/

 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/tutankhamun-treasures-of-the-golden-pharaoh/

 

https://www.historyforkids.net/tutankhamun.html

 

 

Watch this BBC video for a bit of background information about Ancient Egypt and the afterlife.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-social-studies-ks2-the-afterlife-in-ancient-egypt/zvphf4j

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