Thursday, February 16, 2012

Field trip to the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago


Assyrian statue that would have appeared as you entered the thrown room of King Sargon.

Babylonia: Code of Hammurabi!!!


Egypt: canopic jars

Mummy of a small child

Amulets: charms that were wrapped into the mummy's linen strips.

Directions for wrapping the amulets into the mummy

More amulets

Workshops around the pyramids, preparing food and things for the mummy

A sarcophagus

Running off their steam through the campus at University of Chicago

A little tree sitting.

Valentines Day!

Pumpkin muffins with cream cheese frosting

Heart-shaped donuts from Dunkin

Ms Nicky's beatiful sugar cookies

Girls in pink

 Ms. Nicky teaching grammar

Color-coding parts of speech