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Author Foster, John L., comp.

Title Love songs of the New Kingdom. Translated from the ancient Egyptian by John L. Foster. Illustrated with hieroglyphs drawn by the translator and with paintings from Egyptian tombs by Nina M. Davies.

Imprint New York, Scribner [1974]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    893.1 F    Available
Description xix, 120 p. illus. 25 cm.
Contents Some rather lively lines (Papyrus Chester Beatty I)--Songs inscribed on an earthen vessel (Cairo ostracon 25218)--Songs of the garden (Papyrus Harris 500)--Songs of great heart's ease (Papyrus Chester Beatty I)--Songs from a faded papyrus (Papyrus Harris 500)--Stanzaic love song (Papyrus Chester Beatty I)--Songs of the orchard (Papyrus Turin 1966)--Songs of the birdcatcher's daughter (Papyrus Harris 500)
Subject Love poetry, Egyptian -- Translations into English.
Love poetry, English -- Translations from Egyptian.
ISBN 068413781X

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