Guide to a Perfect trip in Egypt!
Ancient Egyptians loved music and dance. In fact, mnany men and women chose music and dance as a career and became professionals. Leisure hours in Egypt were filled with singing and dancing. Dance was performed not just for recreational purposes but on other occasions as well. Farmers danced to thank the gods for a good harvest and dance troupes of males and females were a popular mode of entertainment after dinner for the rich.
A career as a dancer was a respectable one in ancient Egyptian society even when a woman chose it. Dancing in ancient Egypt was an acceptable part of life and even an important part of religious rituals. Most festivals and celebrations in Egypt were incomplete without dancing. All festivals like The Sed-festival, the Opet Festival, Processions of the Sacred Barques, and other festivals, were all accompanied by elaborate dance performances.
Female dancers in ancient Egypt wore diaphanous robes and belt girdles which were crafted from cowrie shells or beads. The movements of dancers in ancient Egypt have been described by most scholars as graceful, elegant and even acrobatic.
Much of what is known about ancient Egyptian dance is from the murals, paintings, and etchings on the walls of the temples, tombs and the pyramids. The illustrations show that the dance was usually performed to honor the gods and also at some special times but the exact meaning of the particular movements cannot really be deciphered from the paintings on the walls. Meanwhile, it’s clear to historians and Egyptologists that dance during ancient times was a common and important part of life.
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