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Escape like an Egyptian
Welcome to the digital escape experience: Escape like an Egyptian!
*You may work Alone or in a Team
*You may use paper and pencil and a calculator
*You may open links or keep images open in a new tab
*All short answers should be entered using lowercase only
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*Have fun, and try not to cheat too much
NOTE: Some elements of this experience are not historically accurate, though most of it is based on real myths and ancient practices.
Created by: Liz Strauss, Teen/Outreach Services Manager, Dover Public Library. Feel free to use and share, but please give credit to the Dover Public Library:
Dover Public Library
525 N Walnut St
Dover, OH 44622
You are on a tour of the pyramids at Giza. It is one of the most popular spots in all of Egypt. The three Great Pyramids tower above you, a lasting testament to the power of the ancient kings, the Pharaohs. It is magnificent. It is astounding. It is... a perfect spot for a selfie.
This will be great on Instagram. #nofilters #walklikeanegyptian #isithotouthereorisitjustme
Hmm. Not much signal here. You wander away from the group, looking for those precious bars that will connect you to the world.
You don't realize how far you are going, or that you just passed a sign warning you of danger ahead. Who reads signs, anyway?
You finally find a spot with full bars and hit the post button. Your moment of triumph is interrupted by the sand giving way beneath your feet.
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