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Notice why the Nile River was so important—the lifeblood that flows through the towns of a country that is 90 percent desert. Its presence brought water for farmers and made possible the transport of goods as well as building materials for those splendid monuments. Sphinx an d pyramidS nce its abunda Giza, with , is the ne of limesto ramid of py e site of th u. n of Khuf Khafre, so ectly in line dir It stands x and its hin Sp e with th was e Sphinx temple. Th ral o the natu carved int of the base at k oc bedr Khafre’s to ay ew any the caus m are There pyramid.

45 Take piece C5 and glue it onto tabs 110, 111, 112, and 113. Glue tabs 114 and 115 to form the feet. PACK MANUAL 61 Tab 117 Tab 116 Tab 122 Tab 121 Tab 118 Tab 119 Tab 120 Tab 123 False beard 46 Pull the head forward and glue down tabs 116 and 117. 47 48 Insert the false beard into the slot on the face and glue it down. Glue tab 118 to form a threedimensional head. Insert tab 119 into the slot and glue it inside the head. Tab 125 Gold mask Turn the piece over and place glue on tabs 120, 121, 122, and 123.

Fold them inward and glue down. The lid of the outer casket is now complete. Tutankhamun’s Caskets Once you have made your model, why not use it as a starting point for some research into Tutankhamun? Start by looking in Eyewitness Ancient Egypt and using your profile cards. Tab 124 Gold mask 49 Vulture-goddess 0f Upper Egypt. Broad falcon collar in red, blue, and turquoise glass Take the gold mask and, with the outside facing you, fold tabs 124 and 125 away from you. Glue the mask together as shown.

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