Ancient Egypt Salt Dough Plaques

Look at examples of Egyptian murals to get your inspiration for these Ancient Egypt salt dough plaques.

Salt dough plaque 1

You will need:

1 quantity of salt dough
Acrylic paint (gold, red, blue and black)
Varnish (optional)


Roll out a piece of salt dough to about 1/2 cm thick. Cut out a rectangle. Carefully transfer it to a baking sheet and bake at 160˚F (70˚C) for about 2 hours.

Salt dough plaques ready for oven
Our salt dough plaques ready for the oven!

When the plaque has cooled paint on an Egyptian scene.

Leave to dry. To finish, paint on a coat of varnish (optional)

Salt dough plaque 2

Salt Dough Cartouches

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