Veiled Sentiments

Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings. The poems are haunting, the evocation of emotional life vivid. But her analysis also reveals how deeply implicated poetry and …

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Egyptian Textiles

This book looks at the archaeological importance of textiles, describing and illustrating recently ‘rediscovered’ garments, and translating little known related texts.

The Traditional Crafts of Egypt

Talks all about the pottery, leather, glass, calligrphy, brass, wood, textiles, carpets, jewelry, papyrus and palm and stone and how the egyptions used them in their history.

Egyptian Landscapes

The aim of the forthcoming exhibition of these remarkable tapestries is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the celebrated “experiment increativity”, to demonstrate the progress of the weavers during the twenty years since the 1985/86 UK touring exhibition and to introduce the philosophy and the tapestries to a new generation in Britain. The display will …

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