Hands on Ancient People (Hands On Series): Art Activities About Minoans, Mycenaens, Trojans, Ancient Greeks, Etruscans & Romans

Overview

Hands-on Ancient People, Volume II features objects of the Trojans, Mycenaeans, and Minoans, precursors of the great ancient Greek civilization. The contributions to Western Culture by the Greeks in government, science, art, philosophy and history is of great importance in a study of today's conditions. The Etruscans preceded the Romans and offered a remarkable contribution in art and sculpture. Activities are interpretations of authentic artifacts in museum or personal collections. Over 60 amazing objects have ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $7.49   
  • New (3) from $96.84   
  • Used (4) from $7.49   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$96.84
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(190)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
0964317796 New. Looks like an interesting title!

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$130.04
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(257)

Condition: New
Brand New Item.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$145.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(136)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

Hands-on Ancient People, Volume II features objects of the Trojans, Mycenaeans, and Minoans, precursors of the great ancient Greek civilization. The contributions to Western Culture by the Greeks in government, science, art, philosophy and history is of great importance in a study of today's conditions. The Etruscans preceded the Romans and offered a remarkable contribution in art and sculpture. Activities are interpretations of authentic artifacts in museum or personal collections. Over 60 amazing objects have been replicated in easy-to-find materials such as paper. Easy instructions and drawings assist the user in creating quality projects and gaining knowledge about the culture from illustrated background texts. Museum programs, libraries, classrooms and home schoolers recommend these books. Ideas have been tested in elementary and middle school classes. This volume has 9 projects on pre-Greek cultures, 20 on ancient Greek, 4 on Etruscans and 12 on the Romans...all introduced with illustrated historical information. There are also 4 science activities. There are four small maps and one double page map that introduces 20 sites of importance. Each activity is presented with a full-color photograph, another visual tool that helps adults and young people create a successful process-oriented product.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 5-8-These exciting art projects are illustrated with dramatic full-page, full-color photographs. Each activity occupies an inviting spread with a list of materials, clear instructions, and background information on the artifacts and the culture they represent. Finely detailed graphic borders and helpful sketches add to the visual appeal. Projects include a cardboard model of the Parthenon, masks, Greek vases, war shields, mosaics, toys, banners, and tomb paintings. Patterns are provided at the end of the book. Teachers looking for interesting crafts to enhance ancient history lessons will find this volume helpful.-Lee Bock, Glenbrook Elementary School, Pulaski, WI Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780964317796
  • Publisher: KITS Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Series: Hands-On
  • Edition description: Activities Book
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 87
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 7
Map and important sites of ancient cultures 8
Crete, Mycenae and Troy 10
Centaur, Stag and Bull 12
Minotaur Mask 14
Greek Vases 16
Mycenaean Boxes 18
Trojan Horse 20
A Beauty from Ancient Crete: La Parisienne 22
Contributions of the Ancient Greeks 24
The Parthenon 26
Three Toys 28
Amphoras 30
Athena's Owl Puppet 32
Three Musical Instruments 34
Wiry Olympians 36
Doric Doorway 38
War Shields 40
Contributions of the Etruscans and the Ancient Romans 42
Etruscan Tomb Painting 44
An Etruscan Collection 46
Easy Roman Mosaic 48
A Roman Banner 50
Roman Portraits 52
Pompeiian Wall Painting 54
Greek and Roman Coins 56
The Written Tradition 58
Heavy Duty Mosaics 60
A Roman Frieze 62
Two Greek Theatrical Masks 64
Archimede's Water Screw 65
The Roman Arch 66
A Roman Aqueduct 67
Cultural Patterns 68
Images for Roman Banner 70
Gorgon Shield Pattern 71
Trojan Horse Pattern 72
Parthenon 73
Centaur, Stag and Bull 74
Musical Instruments 74
Athena's Owl Pattern 75
Vase Patterns 75
Doric Doorway 76
Etruscan Collection 77
Etruscan Tomb Patterns 78
Etruscan Figures for Tomb 79
Three Toys Pattern 80
Written Tradition 81
Animal Images 82
Arch Pattern 83
Minotaur Bull Pattern 84
Greek and Roman Mythology 85
Index 86
Acknowledgements and Bibliography 87
Purchasing a Book 88
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)