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Virtual Ancient Egypt Family Day with the IEAA

Available Online beginning TBD



Ancient Egypt Family Day with the Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, will be held online this year.

Travel back in time for a day and explore the wonders of ancient Egypt right here in Memphis, Tennessee! Write your name in hieroglyphs, color a mask while learning about ancient Egyptian gods, and much more.

There are lots of fun and interesting activities for all!

Content will be available on DATE at TIME.

IEAA Family Day is FREE and Open to the public.




We have several downloadable activities for you to enjoy from home. Click on the picture of the activity you're interested to go to a new page for more information.

  Ancient Egypt Mobile

Ancient Egyptian Mobile

  Paint a Pot


  Mask - Bes

Make a Mask

  Write Your Name in Hieroglyphs

Write Your Name in Hieroglyphs


Eat Like an Egyptian

Eat Like an Egyptian


  Draw Like an Egyptian

Draw Like an Egyptian

  Crossword Puzzle

Crossword Puzzles & Word Searches





Resources for Families and Teachers

We have links to useful web sites and another downloadable resources for you to enjoy from home or in school. Click on one of the pictures below to acces these resources.


Educator Resources

Educator Resources


  Draw Like an Egyptian

Egyptian Monuments



  Egyptian Coloring Book

IEAA Coloring Book

Outlines of real ancient Egyptian artifacts in the ancient Egyptian collection at the University of Memphis!



This Family Day is dedicated to the memory of Doris Layne (standing center), friend, loyal supporter and colleague. 


Graduate students Eric McCann (left) and Sarah Pitt Kaplan (right), along with the late Doris Layne, show kids and their parents how to "Write Your Name in Hieroglyphs".