Ancient Egyptian Poetry

By |2019-09-16T20:52:13-07:00June 17th, 2017|Egypt|3 Comments

The priestess Meretites hugs her husband, the singer Kahai (Saqqara, Old Kingdom Egypt) First written poems in Egypt By the time the New Kingdom started, about 1500 BC, many Egyptian writers were writing poetry. Skilled poets wrote these poems, which were translated and passed around not only in Egypt but also in India, [...]