How to Make an Egyptian Crown

My son had to make an Egyptian Crown for an assignment at school we searched the Internet for help and found NOTHING so I thought I'd share how he ( with my help) made it. www.nancy-s.blogspot.com

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How to Make an Egyptian Crown
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Start by wrapping the coke bottle with cardboard  to the length that you want and tape it down with sticky tape.

Start by wrapping the coke bottle with cardboard to the length that you want and tape it down with sticky tape.

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To make the ball shape on top of the crown you need to put an old cloth or towel on top of the bottle to form a ball and put an elastic around.

To make the ball shape on top of the crown you need to put an old cloth or towel on top of the bottle to form a ball and put an elastic around.

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Get old magazines or newspaper and rip them into thin long strips.

Get old magazines or newspaper and rip them into thin long strips.

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Make paper mâché mixture ( we used some glue & water) into a bucket or bowl and cover the newspaper completely. Cover the crown completely with paper mâché with a few layers and leave to dry.

Make paper mâché mixture ( we used some glue & water) into a bucket or bowl and cover the newspaper completely. Cover the crown completely with paper mâché with a few layers and leave to dry.

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Make a serpent out of clay. This is how we let it dry using the bucket to hold it up so it stays curved.

Make a serpent out of clay. This is how we let it dry using the bucket to hold it up so it stays curved.

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Another view . Leave it to dry completely.

Another view . Leave it to dry completely.

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Now paint it gold.

Now paint it gold.

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The finished serpent.

The finished serpent.

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Paint the whole thing white you might need 2 coats and leave to dry.  Then  cut out the face and ears area and glue the serpent on.

Paint the whole thing white you might need 2 coats and leave to dry. Then cut out the face and ears area and glue the serpent on.

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The end result.... My son is so proud of how his serpent came out.

The end result.... My son is so proud of how his serpent came out.

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