Ways to Play: Decode

Can you crack the codes using Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics?

Ways to Play


Until Sunday 18 April


Can you crack the codes using Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics? 

Download the Ways to Play activity booklet to find out.

The Ancient Egyptians had lots of gods and goddesses that they worshipped. Sekhmet was the goddess of war and healing. But what animal head does Sekhmet have?

The Rosetta Stone is a broken part of a bigger stone slab with a message carved into it, written in three types of writing. It was an important clue that helped experts learn to read Egyptian hieroglyphics. But who cracked the code on the Rosetta Stone?

About Ways to Play

Ways to Play is a new series of playful activities for families from Tyne & Wear's museums and art galleries. Click here for more ways to play.