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Making Scarab Beetles - September 2016

As part of our work on the Ancient Egyptians, we have been learning about the importance of the scarab beetle, also known as Kepri. Kepri means 'rising sun' so the scarab beetle was always displayed in the vertical position to represent the rising sun.

 

Ours started out as a piece of tin foil which we moulded into shape for it's body.

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