A description of the Nubian Sabou’a and Blessing of the River ritual done when a woman leaves her confinement after the birth of her baby.
I first became aware of the “Blessing of the River” ritual a couple years ago while we were visiting the Nubian House in Luxor. I always ask Mr. Gamal Latif to explain the stories in the rugs to us, and every year we would see this carpet and listen to this baby ritual. So far […]
Sun Day at Abu Simbel Temple As I write this the sun is rising in Egypt, the sky is getting light, soon the rays of the sun will enter the darkness of Abu Simbel Temple, piercing the complete length of the halls, into the “Holy of the Holies” where it will illuminate the statues of […]
The scarves of the Nubianhouse cultural center in Luxor, Egypt used to be in high demand, but due to recent circumstances the tourism rate of Upper Egypt has dropped significantly, and the Nubianhouse is falling into disrepair. Read on to learn more about the Nubianhouse and how you can help.