11/22/11 Learning about eternity, Egyptian-style

Learning about eternity, Egyptian-style

Ethan Ni, 11, right, shows off his painting job of a replica of an ancient Egyptian canopic jar to his classmate Kenny Craig, 11, left, Monday in Patrick Vernon’s sixth grade class at Western Alamance Middle School. The ancient Egyptians used the canopic jars during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.

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The Times-News 11/22/11     
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Ethan Ni, 11, right, shows off his painting job of a replica of an ancient Egyptian canopic jar to his classmate Kenny Craig, 11, left, Monday in Patrick Vernon’s sixth grade class at Western Alamance Middle School. The ancient Egyptians used the canopic jars during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.   

Egyptian canoptic jar