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Egyptian Wooden Headrest

Product Code: HI00128
This artefact supports the head of a person whilst asleep or resting.
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Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Historical Accuracy

This headrest is an accurate replica of those found in ancient Egyptian tombs, including Tutankhamun's. It offers a realistic insight into historical artefacts.

Engages Curiosity

Encourages children to explore and question ancient Egyptian customs and daily life, fostering a deeper understanding of history through hands-on learning.

Supports Visual Learning

Ideal for creating engaging classroom displays on ancient Egypt, helping children to visualise and connect with historical content more effectively.

Enhances Historical Enquiry

Promotes critical thinking and historical enquiry by allowing children to examine and discuss a tangible artefact from ancient Egypt.

Key Stage 2 Relevance

Aligns with Key Stage 2 history topics, providing a practical resource for teaching changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age to children.

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Egyptian Wooden Headrest

This artefact supports the head of a person whilst asleep or resting.

Overview

  • This wooden headrest, constructed from wood, accurately replicates those found in ancient Egyptian tombs, including those of Tutankhamun. It sparks curiosity and discussion about daily life and burial practices, helping children to grasp historical contexts through tangible examples.

  • Incorporating this into Key Stage 2 history lessons can enhance understanding of ancient Egyptian practices and allow children to compare them with other historical periods. It serves as an excellent addition to any ancient Egypt classroom display, supporting visual learning and engaging children's critical thinking skills.

  • By examining this artefact, children are encouraged to ask questions and explore ancient Egyptian customs, fostering deeper historical enquiry. This practical resource aligns with Key Stage 2 history topics on changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.

Supports the National Curriculum

History, Key Stage 2, Stone Age to Iron Age

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. From late Neolithic hunters-gathers. Bronze Age religion, technology and travel. Iron Age hill forts, tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture.

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    Material

  • Wood

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 7 to 11 years

Size and measurements

    Height

  • 12 cm

  • Width

  • 10 cm

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