Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December One One Poem a Saying

Priestesses richly adorned,
Anointed with myrrh, perfumed with lotus,
Their heads garlanded with wreaths,
All together drunk with wine,
Fragrant with the plants of Punt,
They danced in beauty, doing my heart's wish,
Their rewards were on their limbs.

Tomb of Wennefer
M. Lichtheim, Ancient Egyptian Literature, Vol. 3. p.56

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