The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Gifts of the Magiby Carolyn Vaughn
Gold, frankincense, and myrrh were the precious offerings brought by the magi, But who were these men and why did they choose such gifts? This new book—illustrated in color with masterpieces fro the Medieval and Renaissance collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art—tells the story of the mago and the history and lore of their gifts. In addition, a gift of the gifts is included: 24-kt. gold in a glass bottle, and grankincense and myrrh in mesh bags.
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I purchased this product to use as a hands-on tool for teaching my Sunday School students about the birth of the Christ child. The illustrations are beautiful and it tells the story very eloquently. My "kids" loved being able to actually see and touch the elements of the gifts. It was a huge hit!