My name is Seshat, the written word’s Egyptian goddess, Seshat means “female scribe” and you can see me on the ancient Egyptian ruins as a female wearing a leopard skin draped over her robe with a seven-pointed star headdress arched by a crescent in a bow form, I will tell you stories about king tut, luxor tours, egypt tours and other adventure stories from different regions in Egypt.
If you focus on me, you will find that my look is symbolizing for supreme authority, because this was common in the Egyptian mythology and legends for a person to wear the defeated enemy skin to benefit on the foe’s powers.
However, the stars on my headdress were closely associated with the gods’ kingdom and their roles, and number seven refers to completeness and perfection.
The leopard skin which I wore is symbolizing my protection from, power over, danger as leopards were famous for being a predator.
Meanwhile, the crescent above my headdress, represent a bow and means precision and dexterity.
let me tell you about my responsibilities in ancient Egypt:
I had a lot of responsibilities in ancient Egypt like record keeping, measurements, accounting, Patroness of libraries and librarians,
In addition to I was the House of Life’s keeper (temple library, scriptorium, writer’s workshop), Celestial Librarian, Census-taking, the builders’ mistress (patroness of construction), and the dead’s friend in the afterlife.
Your Private Guide
I will be your private tour guide in all the coming articles, and we will go on trips all over Egypt and talk about Egypt.
Like king tut’s famous tomb which was full of wonderful ruins and reliefs and what is really special about this tomb is that it was full of treasure and didn’t got stolen and also the pyramids of Giza and the great sphinx, as well.
In addition, we will take a deep look at the famous ancient Egyptians kings and Queens and tell the stories of their reign and achievement they did to help in Egypt’s development.
Apart from the ancient history of Egypt, we will take to you the coastal cities in Egypt; the most famous beaches in Egypt are found in Alexandria, Hurghada and many more.
Egypt also hosts a lot of museums: there are the Cairo museum and Luxor museum which most often contain some of the historical ruins, reliefs and some tools that the ancient Egyptian used in their daily life.
Some museums are about the modern arts as Mahmoud Mokhtar museum who was one of the greatest sculptures in Egypt.
The Secrets of Aswan
Meanwhile, in our journey in Egypt, we will also visit south Egypt especially Aswan to visit the wonderful Nubian museum which the design of the museum itself is a masterpiece and definitely deserve to see.
While inside the Nubian museum you will be amazed by the ancient Egyptian ruins and the treasures there.
In addition, you will see some of the scenes that represent the Nubian people life.
Nubia is located in Aswan; the Nubians people have their own culture and also their special language.
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We will take you on special luxor tours:
Luxor is one of the biggest tourist cities ever, that’s why they call it the biggest air museum as you can take a trip by hot air balloon and enjoy the stunning temples and different landmarks in Luxor in addition to the wonderful morning weather.
On your way to the balloon, you will see the Colossi of Memnon welcoming you to the area, during your ride, you will see a lot of ruins on the east and west bank of Luxor like:
The Valley of the Kings, which home for Egypt’s most enchanting royal tombs and pharaonic temples, in addition to the spectacular tombs of Kings Ramesses VI, Ramesses III, and Merneptah.
Also, you can have a good chance to check out the tomb of King Tutankhamun, you will see Queen Hatshepsut Temple, the only known Egyptian woman ruler who ruled for 20 years.
Afterward, look at the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III.
Luxor is full of wonderful and marvelous ruin as the same as the rest of Egypt there are a lot of egypt tours all over the country.
Egypt is also famous for its beautiful weather especially during the winter which is considered as the tourism season.
Tell me about the which Egyptians secrets you need to discover to tell you about it in my stories’ series.