Entries RSS Comments RSS

Archive for July, 2011

The First Sumerian Dictator

Monday, July 11th, 2011

The First Sumerian Dictator

(That would be Sargon)

That everyone had to obey Sargon.

SOTW

30 June 2011

Homemade Pyramid Puzzle

Monday, July 11th, 2011

First layer

Second layer

Finished!

28 June 2011

Egyptian Pyramids

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Egyptian Pyramids

That the thieves still got in Cheops’s tomb. If I had built a tomb I would put the burial chamber in the middle with dead end paths all around it.

SOTW

28 June 2011

Making Mummies II

Monday, July 11th, 2011

First, the Dorbie Pharoah’s body was carefully washed.

Dorbie Pharoah bathing

 

Then the priestess cut strips of linen

 

 

The priestess cut strips of linen

Then the mummy was wrapped.

 

wrapped mummy

 

Then the golden funerary mask was placed over the mummy’s head.

 

funerary mask

The Dorbie mummy was then laid to rest in her sarcophagus, surrounded by some of the things she would need in the Land of the Dead: a mirror, a chair, and a television (of course).

The tomb

 

Good luck, Pharoah Dorbie!  May you find rest with Osiris.

10 June 2011