Egyptian Green

Egyptian Green: Views from Egypt with the Writing of
Amelia Edwards, Herodotus, Catullus, Ancient Coffin Texts
& Various Other Descriptions
Susan Allix
London, 2003
Edition: 9/24
Smithsonian Libraries

British artist Susan Allix says of Egyptian Green that “the idea of this book is to link past with present and to make a picture; a limited one when looking at the richness of Egypt, but a view that is seen and stitched together with a thread of green.” Green is not a color that one immediately associates with the desert landscape of Egypt, but nonetheless, says Allix, it exists there -- the Nile River Delta, as well as the significance of green in the Islamic tradition.

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