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.

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