One of the world’s most important rivers and home to one of the world’s earliest civilizations, the Nile flows northward through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. Life on the Nile provides a vivid introduction to the people and daily life of a Nubian village, Az-Zawrat, which lies on the banks of the Nile.
Created by a native of Sudan, Life on the Nile uses color photographs, concise texts, and samples of ceremonial clothing, basketry, and natural medicines. The exhibition transports viewers to a fascinating world dramatically different from their own. Life on the Nile was developed to be informative and interesting to a diverse audience. Panel topics include:
Life on the Nile is an exhibition by Awad Abdelgadir and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
|Content||20 wood-framed panels (8 double-sided units and 4 single-sided units - 32" x 42")|
Wooden poles (72” high)
3-dimensional artifacts organized behind plexiglas.
|Space Requirements||200 square feet of floor space (10’ x 20’)|
|Shipping Weight and Dimensions||Travels in 2 wooden crates and 1 plastic case:|
|Rental Period||4 weeks|
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Life on the Nile press release.
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