The Pharaoh's Shadow: Travels in Ancient and Modern Egypt

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In a ruined temple along the Nile, Anthony Sattin sees a woman praying to the gods of ancient Egypt to bless her with a child. Later that day, a policeman stops his taxi to ask to borrow a mobile phone to call his mother. The ancient rubs up against the modern just as dramatically as when Flaubert wrote, 'Egypt is a wonderful place for contrasts - splendid things gleam in the dust". Anthony Sattin has tracked down extraordinary examples of ancient survivals in the hurly-burly of modern Egypt.

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£12.99  £12.08
Publisher
Eland Publishing Ltd
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781780600611
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