Media Type:

Graffiti


Title

Glory to the Unidentified

Subject

Graffiti/Street Art

Description

This famous mural depicts Sayed Khaled, painted with angel wings, the youngest martyr of the revolution. The Arabic reads: "Glory to the unidentified".
Sayed Khaled was homeless. The mural highlights the reality of street children in Egypt, who are unknown and forgotten.
The artist, Ammar Abo Bakr, became famous as a street artist after 2011. His murals documented the revolution and he was particularly known for his murals of martyrs. He was widely considered as one of the most accomplished street artists in Egypt, who created some of the most iconic pieces of the revolution.

Creator

Ammar Abo Bakr

Publisher

Jadaliyya.com

Date Published

01/11/2013

Rights

Abdo El Amir

Language

Arabic

Date Created

01/11/2013

Citation

Ammar Abo Bakr, “Glory to the Unidentified,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed September 25, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/79.

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