ghawazee sagats
Musician & dancer inspired by the ghawazee. The ghawazee were one of the famous dancing tribes in Egypt, employed as dancers, singers, and musicians for social events. Beginning in the first half of the 19th century, descriptions and depictions of ghawazi dancers became famous in European Orientalism. Edward Lane described them as being very beautiful and richly dressed.


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2013 Feb. 19 | 75 (FR)

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Graflex SuperGraphic | 59
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