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Clothes and Crafts in Ancient Egypt

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The ancient Egyptians were skilled in the crafts of painting, pottery, and carving. They knew how to weave cloth and how to work with precious stones to make beautiful jewelry. They built magnificent palaces and elaborate tombs for their rulers and decorated the walls of these structures with paintings of gods, goddesses, and scenes from everyday life. Come along on an archaeological journey and learn amazing facts about the ancient Egyptian culture. You can also create a snake game, fashion a clay pot, and prepare for a fabulous feast!

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Clothes and Crafts in Ancient Egypt

Clothes and Crafts in the Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages was a historical period in Europe that lasted from A.D. 476 to 1492. People of that time made their clothes and crafts from local materials, such as wool, leather, wood, clay, and iron. Skilled artisans also wove intricate tapestries, decorated manuscripts with illuminated drawings, built cathedrals and palaces from stone and marble, painted frescoes on plaster, and styled beautiful clothing and jewelry. Come along on an archaeological journey and learn amazing facts about the Middle Ages.

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Clothes and Crafts in the Middle Ages