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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Egyptian Cartouche Jewelry: 6th Grade

Sixth Grade learned about Ancient Egypt in both Social Studies and Art! In art class, we looked at Egyptian jewelry and hieroglyphics. In this ancient writing characters surrounded by a oval ending in a bar on the bottom is called a cartouche. This denotes a name. We carved out our names and turned these cartouches into Egyptian jewelry.

1 comment:

  1. Wow I am so impressed by these beautiful Egyptian Necklaces by the 6th graders being a designer of Egyptian inspired jewelry myself.