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Make a Replica Incense Burner by The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman | Art Activity

Make a Replica Incense Burner by The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman

Themes: Frankincense 

Artwork Photography Caption: Sultanate of Oman, Governorate of Dhofar, al-Baleed
Shell and mineralised incense
The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman

Age Range: 6 -12 years old 

Activity Timing: 45 minutes 

Materials: template, scissors, glue stick, coloured pencils, water colours, marker, green paper pieces, frankincense, buttons or cotton balls (optional)

Thinking Questions:

1. What do you see? 
2. What do you think this object is used for?
3. Which country do you think Frankincense originates from? 


1. Print out the template of the shell. 
2. Use colouring pencils to colour the shell.
3. Turn over the template.
4. Use water colours to colour the tree. 
5. Customise your tree with decorations.
6. Write your favorite quote or wish on the lines above.

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Disclaimer: The materials and templates used in this MakeandPlay video are property of The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman.

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