Omm Sety's Living Egypt: Surviving Folkways from Pharaonic Times

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Omm Sety's Living Egypt: Surviving Folkways from Pharaonic Times - Omm Sety, Sety, and Hansen, Nicole B (Editor), and Weeks, Kent R (Foreword by)
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A special connection with ancient Egypt drew Omm Sety to Egypt, where she studied with the great Egyptologists Selim Hassan and Ahmed Fakhry. For more than four decades she made her home in the shadow of the Great Pyramid of Giza and in the mudbrick village surrounding the Temple of Sety I at Abydos. For her, there was no separation between ancient and modern Egypt. Pictures on tomb walls illustrated the games children played in the streets in front of her house. The texts she translated from the temple walls shed light on ...

Omm Sety's Living Egypt: Surviving Folkways from Pharaonic Times 2007, Glyphdoctors

ISBN-13: 9780979202308

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