Mini-Episode: Dancers for God

Dance the Magic Dance!

We take a short break from the narrative, to visit some dancers and entertainers.  

 

 The tomb ofananonymousnoble-woman,Thebes.

 Calvin and Hobbes, by BillWatterson.

 

 Bull-leapers,Minoan-Cretan style,fromAvaris.

 Bull-leapers from Minoan Crete.

 Bull-leapers on a Near-Easternring.

Egyptian wrestlers, Beni Hassan.

 

 The feast of Neb-Amun, Thebes.

Neb-Amun at the hunt,fowlinginthemarshes.

 

Bibliography

Adolf Erman, Life inAncient Egypt, 1894 (1971 edition).

Barbara Mertz, Red LandBlack Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, 1966(2009 edition).

Emily Teeter, Religionand Ritual in Ancient Egypt, 2011.

William KellySimpson(editor), The Literature of Ancient Egypt,2003.