By Catharine Roehrig
Everything young Egyptologists need to write their own hieroglyphs is in this new edition of a Metropolitan Museum classic. Children can learn the sounds and letters of the hieroglyphic alphabet, find out which symbols were thought to have magical powers, and read how this mysterious language was decoded after hundreds of years.
A full-color 48 page paperback book reveals the history and mystery surrounding the written language of the ancient Egyptians, and also contains fun puzzles and activities.
An easy-to- use chart matches letters from the English alphabet with their corresponding hieroglyphs and sounds. The kit's 24 hieroglyphic stamps and ink pad are ready for sending secret messages, creating designs, or making cards.
Age Range: 8 years and older
Comes in a sturdy storage box.
Box Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 1.25 inches
Winner of the Parents' Choice Gold Award.