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Not everyone is aware of the fact but the ancient Egyptians did possess a sense of humour. Patrick Houlihan's interesting and well illustrated study looks for examples of Egyptian wit and humour in their literature and art to determine what it was that made ancient Egyptians smile. These include instances of verbal humour, comical temple decorations and depictions of animaNot everyone is aware of the fact but the ancient Egyptians did possess a sense of humour. Patrick Houlihan's interesting and well illustrated study looks for examples of Egyptian wit and humour in their literature and art to determine what it was that made ancient Egyptians smile. These include instances of verbal humour, comical temple decorations and depictions of animals, caricatures or humorous sexual situations on papyri and ostraca....

Title : Wit and Humour in Ancient Egypt
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ISBN : 9780948695698
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 170 Pages
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