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The Nile Beasts Duet

Two birthday paintings of beasts of the Nile.

FAIENCE BEAST – FOR KATHLEEN

The Nile

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt dating back 2000 years

Yes… I think most of Egypt is truly a treasure for archaeology, and for humanity as a whole. I would love to have the chance to work on one of those excavations! 131 more words

Great Moments

Ancient Egypt~ Clay beetles

In 6th grade we cover Ancient civilizations, and one of my favorites is Egyptian History. Scarab beetles are a common symbol found in Egyptian art and religion. 149 more words

6th Grade

Children's books with art theme connections—rated by kids

I recently completed the latest edition of the “Picture Perfect” class I teach for CWC. Picture Perfect is a series of workshops in which we explore creative writing by taking inspiration from art history. 1,597 more words

Teaching

Allah is Greatest

Nora Al-Galad  Digital Calligraphy  2012

The holy month of Ramadan has begun for practising Muslims around the world.  It is a celebration of the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) by the Archangel Gabriel in a cave called Jabal an-Nour near Mecca. 224 more words

Art

Bodies

From the earliest representation of the body in nature man has proven the importance of documenting the physical form- The body. The use of the body in art can date back to tens of thousands of years; one example being the Red Ochre Handprints- which is possibly one of the oldest forms of exhibiting human presence in art history. 239 more words