A colourful inlaid scarab beetle ornament

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Symbols of the pharaoh  

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Ages 7–11 (KS2)

For teachers to use with their students before during and after a Museum visit.

Curriculum links

KS2 History: the achievements of the earliest civilisations – ancient Egypt.

Be a symbol detective and decode scarabs, cartouches and sculptures of Ramesses II.

Using this resource students investigate symbols and their meanings, as well as learning about ancient Egyptian sculpture and pharaohs.