the gay life in old Egypt




yes, i used the gay life expression not the gay culture, from my view there's nothing called gay culture .. !
and don't looking to make basics for the gay life in the history .. but anyways .. it's the true !
the gay life is not like internet or mobile cells .. it's really old thing in the human culture generally ! and in the middle east culture especially ,
you can feel some good feeling when youy hear that love between men was beautful thing and acceptably too in old Egypt, and maybe more than nowdays ! maybe it's about the FAKE conservationism that we have right now in Egypt !
and when we started talking in the middle east culture we cant pass the Egyptian culture ! let's start from the place we have to start from.

In 1964 in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, the Egyptian archaeologist Ahmed Moussa discovered a series of tombs with rock-cut passages in the escarpment facing the causeway that lead to the pyramid of Unas. Soon after, the Chief Inspector Mounir Basta reported crawling on his hands and knees through the passages, entering one of the Old Kingdom tombs. He was impressed with its unique scenes of two men in intimate embrace, something he had never seen before in all the Saqqara tombs.

Inside the tomb the names of Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep are inscribed as one name over the doorway. In the deepest part of the tomb the identical pair are shown in the most intimate embrace possible within the canons of ancient Egyptian art. The tips of the men’s noses are touching and their torsos are so close together that the knots on the belts of their kilts appear to be touching, perhaps even tied together. Here, in the innermost private part of their joint-tomb, the two men stand in an embrace meant to last for eternity

# to be continue

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