Shiloh Students Complete Next Step in Egyptian Project - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Shiloh Students Complete Next Step in Egyptian Project

Posted:

You may remember sixth graders at Shiloh Christian School beginning the mummification process of 11 chickens.

Now as the chickens stay cooped up in their plastic bags, the students begin the next step.

They're doing just as the Egyptians did - making a sarcophagus, a death mask, and canopic jars for the chicken.

The jars were to hold and preserve the internal organs.

The students won't actually be putting anything in them but the jars will be with the sarcophagus.

Each group member takes on one of these three projects for their King Cluck.

"She likes doing the drawing and the painting stuff so she got to do the box. She likes to do the sculpting kind of stuff so she got to do the canopic jar and then I like doing masks."

"I draw a lot of different things."

"It looks easier than it actually is."

Once the clay hardens, the next step will be to paint and decorate the masks with glitter.

The entire mummification process will take six weeks.

Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.