The Weight of a Human Heart

Hello Readers,

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.

Read On,

Mr. H

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