Travel Photography Photos tagged as egyptian
Egyptian pyramid and fountain
5000 years ago books were very expensive since they had to be hand copied on scrolls, so scribes had to keep a careful inventory.
This is a large, outdoor version of Senet - the game of passing, which was played in ancient Egypt for 3,000 years. There were also many small, indoor table size versions of the game. Senet was a metaphor for "passing" into the afterlife.