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Cartouches

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Friday, Jan. 19, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET

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Hieroglyphs on a piece of stone.

Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators!

Ancient Egyptians wrote the name of the pharaohs in special sets of hieroglyphs called cartouches. Students will learn to identify cartouches of ancient Egyptian pharaohs inscribed on several artifacts in the Penn Museum collection. They will then get the chance to design and show off their own cartouches.

Recommended Materials: Blank sheet of paper and a writing utensil.

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