The 6th Grade Chapter of SMS Guys Read has been reading Tombquest Book 1, The Book of the Dead by Michael Northrop. We are about a third through the story and recently we came across the idea of the weight of a human heart. We learned that Egyptians would remove the heart of the deceased and weigh against a feather. If the heart was lighter than the feather off you go to the afterlife. If you had a heavy heart, off to Ammit… The Devourer!
With that knowledge we created a reading challenge based on the weight of a human heart.
Take a look…
Check back in next week as we develop amulets based on the scarab amulet Alex’s mom wears all day long and has some interesting quirks about it.