Thank you soo much for this this was sooo interesting to read and I can't wait to do more research. Post a Comment. Did you ever wonder about the old folk and erotic sex? No, I'm not talking about the cavortings of Grandma and Grandpa or the increased activity of seniors thanks to Viagra. I'm talking about really old folk -- the ancient Egyptians. Sexuality in ancient Egypt was open and untainted by guilt.
The Vigorous Nature of Seth's Coition — On Ancient Egyptian Erotica
How ancient poetry can revitalise our erotic imaginations | Aeon Essays
Ancient Egyptian Love Poetry was actually written by men and sung as songs for entertainment. Have you noticed that love songs and poems throughout the ages and spanning all cultures seem to have that thread of desire, longing and heartache? And Ancient Egyptian Poetry is not exempt. These are obviously terms of affection. And although incest did exist in ancient Egypt, it was mainly confined to royal families as a way to keep the power from spreading outside. Limestone statue of a seated couple from the 5th Dynasty — Museum Rietberg, Zurich. The full poem is composed of 7 stanzas, each one sung by either a man or a woman.
Love and Sex in Ancient Egypt: Racy Poems From the Amarna Era
What exactly was the extent of erotica in ancient Egypt? The most famous example of ancient Egyptian erotica, Papyrus Turin , colloquially known as the Turin Erotic Papyrus, illustrates this well. This papyrus was found in Deir el-Medina and dates to the Ramesside Period.