This ancient Egyptian literary masterpiece detailing the verbal prowess of a wronged peasant is featured in the exhibition. Listen to a snippet (narrated by Mohamed el-Dahshan) or read the full tale. You can also download a transcript of the recording.
Love songs and poetry can provide us with glimpses into the private lives of ancient Egyptians as they are surprisingly direct about romance. Listen to one of the poems featured in the exhibition (recited by Nadine Morgan) or download a transcript of the recording. 1e1e36bf2d