In the third of her guest blogs for the Museum, Sajia Sultana, a Manchester University student and Manchester Museum Summer Public Programme Intern described activities involving the Egyptology collection.
Welcome to Global Explorer, this week families visiting Manchester Museum have been inspired by the collections to create sea life creatures from junk modelling materials.
Here are a few examples of the sea creatures that have been created. Families have made everything from mythical sea creatures to sharks, starfish, dolphins, jelly fish and many more…
They have not only taken inspiration from our Natural History collection but from our Ancient Worlds objects too.
Sea life was present in many forms in ancient Egypt, from objects used in everyday life to religious artifacts and tomb goods.
Sacred animals such as the Oxyrhynchus fish were offered to the Gods as gifts in the hope of gaining…
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