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Fearless: Egyptian Women of the Revolution By Tatiana Philiptchenko
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Tatiana Philiptchenko's stunning images of Egypt and her interviews with female activists from the 2011 revolution shed light on the current realities of Egyptian women.
Catalogue of an exhibition of ancient Egyptian art By Percy Edward
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ART Egypt, clearly shows that there is no relationship whatever between the earlier and the later art. If we compare the drawing of the men and women on the Pre-dynastic vases... More > shown in Case B, Nos. 27 and 31, with the drawing of the King and his captive on the ivory label of the 1st Dynasty in Case T, No. 8, we see how differently the human figure is treated by the artists of the two periods, and that a wide gulf separates the prehistoric from the historic art. The series of carvings in the round in ivory and in stone, discovered at Hierakonpolis and at Abydos, many of which are now in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, are masterpieces of the art of sculpture, and there is nothing wherewith to compare them from prehistoric sites.< Less
~ Journal de Meskhenet ~ By Me Decor Psybrary
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Blank book with lovely drawing of Egyptian maternity priestess. From: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meskhenet "In Egyptian mythology, Mesenet (also spelt Meskhenet, Meskhent, and Meshkent) was the... More > goddess of childbirth, and the creator of each child's Ka, a part of their soul." Drawing by Tufani - tufani.blogspot.com< Less
Truth is the Soul of the Sun By Maria Isabel Pita
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Hatshepsut, the ancient Egyptian queen who was crowned king and for more than twenty years ruled on the Horus Throne of the Living as the Female Falcon, Maatkare. The name she chose for herself can... More > be read as Maat is the Ka of Re, which translated means The True and Beautiful Manifestation of the Sun’s Divine Life-force. A more poetic but still accurate rendition is Truth is the Soul of the Sun. Before becoming Pharaoh she served as God’s Wife of Amun, an important office that holds the key to her unprecedented power. Maatkare was not only a charismatic political leader, she was a mystic who inspired the wholehearted devotion of brilliant men. One of them was Senmut, a commoner she elevated to unparalleled heights of authority. But her most influential advocate was Hapuseneb, the High Priest of Amun. Hapuseneb served under three pharaohs and yet only Maatkare is represented in his tomb. Hatshepsut’s life is a passionate story of love—for her beliefs, her country and two of its most fascinating men.< Less
Truth is the Soul of the Sun By Maria Isabel Pita
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Hatshepsut, the ancient Egyptian queen who was crowned king and for more than twenty years ruled on the Horus Throne of the Living as the Female Falcon, Maatkare. The name she chose for herself can... More > be read as Maat is the Ka of Re, which translated means The True and Beautiful Manifestation of the Sun’s Divine Life-force. A more poetic but still accurate rendition is Truth is the Soul of the Sun. Before becoming Pharaoh she served as God’s Wife of Amun, an important office that holds the key to her unprecedented power. Maatkare was not only a charismatic political leader, she was a mystic who inspired the wholehearted devotion of brilliant men. One of them was Senmut, a commoner she elevated to unparalleled heights of authority. But her most influential advocate was Hapuseneb, the High Priest of Amun. Hapuseneb served under three pharaohs and yet only Maatkare is represented in his tomb. Hatshepsut’s life is a passionate story of love—for her beliefs, her country and two of its most fascinating men.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
Mami Wata: Africa's Ancient God/dess Unveiled Vol. I By Mama Zogbé
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This first definitive work on the predomiance of this powerful African deity throughout the ancient world has quickly become a "cult" classic. The evolution of Mami Wata in establishing,... More > shaping and expanding the spiritual and sacerdotal foundation of world religion, reveals also the lost but glorious past of African women's spirituality. Hailed as the new "bible" on the history of African women, this comprehensive well-researched body of work will benefit academics, students, and all who are seeking to fill the missing void in world religious and cultural history. Totaling over 800 pages, it is reccomended that both heavily illustrated (Volumes I & II) be purchased as a set.< Less
A Cosmic Guide To Inner And Outer Beauty For The African Woman By Yehotifa Chesed Tau Mari
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This is not a politically correct ready-made book particularly because it is written with a particular reader in mind. However, this book is for any woman of African descent. If you know a woman of... More > African descent who has already read just about everything afrocentric, this book is a good gift to give to her. This book deals with issues that only black women face today. It is an easy read, but very forth-right and Christian oriented. Works in this book also pertain to reference works by Diop, Darkwah,York, Budge, Welsing, Reddings, ChristJesus and more. An intense paced read filled with research clippings and soul-searching stirs that wind in and out of each other. There are no page numbers because I wanted it to be a scroll writing, similar to works in Upper Egypt. Enjoy the cosmic pictures; they are there for your meditations and to relax as you decipher the hidden meanings behind each set of paragraphs. They were installed for that purpose. Come, take a journey to Africa. Here's a passport. Amentet.< Less
The Sisters : A Classic Novel of Life in Ancient Egypt By Georg Ebers
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An 1879 work of historical fiction set in ancient Egypt during the Ptolemaic period. Written by a German Egyptologist and novelist.
Windblown By Nadia Z. Bishai
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Nadia Z.Bishai, Professor of English at Alexandria University,widely known for her verse written in English, has just published a collection of her poetry, including pieces previously appearing in... More > Critical Quarterly and the Iowa Review, among other distinguished publications. These evocative poems range in location and subject matter from war in Beirut to the tranquillity of the Egyptian Delta and the Mediterranean coast.< Less