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Ancient Egypt

Suitable for: 7-11 years (Key stage 2), 11-14 years (Key stage 3), Teenagers (Key stage 4), Adults, Teachers

Sponsored by: The Percy Bilton Charity

Available braille grades:

This educational resource is designed to support History, Key Stage 2, on the National Curriculum. With the added fun of travelling back in time and meeting various Ancient Egyptian characters, the atmospheric experience of this resource will no doubt delight and inspire readers. The collection includes Tutankhamun’s Mask, Mummification, Hieroglyphics, Costumes, Housing, Transport and The Pyramid. This educational resource may support other subjects across the National Curriculum and is great for home-schooling, homework-help, project work and independent learning.

Listen to an audio clip

With trembling hands I made a tiny hole in the corner of the door-widening the hole a little I inserted a candle and peered in. At first I could see nothing, as my eyes grew used to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist; strange animals, statues and gold, everywhere. The glint of gold"¦.The tomb was packed with treasure that had been buried with the dead Pharaoh Tutankhamun - the most important was an incredibly beautiful mask made of pure gold and a blue stone called lapis lazuli.

What's inside

  • Tactile picture of a horse-led chariot with a man in it shooting an arrow
  • Shot of Ancient Egypt pack with guidance notes, tactile picture of Tutankhamun and map of the Nile
  • A collection of raised tactile pictures.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An A4 large print colour image pack.
  • Guidance notes for parents and teachers to help you make the most of using this book.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Tutankhamun’s Mask
Hieroglyphs and Costumes
The Charioteer
Sphinx and Boat

What our members say

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Interesting/Enjoyable This pupil really enjoyed pack - Images - nice and sharp for easy explanation - sound effects useful - background information interesting - helpful. Dorothy
Ancient Egypt The history topic packs are very good. The children could feel the pictures and talk about them Janine
Very informative Especially enjoyed the section on the pyramids and the personal narrative approach of Nathanial. Information set out in a clear and simple way supported the student in enabling him to complete his own Egyptian project at home. Amazing all the facts he remembered. Library Member
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