Media Type:

Graffiti


Title

Pharaonic women in battle

Subject

Graffiti/Street Art

Description

Pharaonic women going to battle. This famous mural, painted on the walls of Mohamed Mahmoud Street, depicts the gendered dimensions of the Egyptian revolution, drawing on Pharonic imagery. It shows Egyptian women as strong, active and revolutionary. They are marching in the direction of the Ministry of the Interior.
The artist Alaa Awad is known for his use of pharaonic imagery in his many works.

Creator

Alaa Awad

Publisher

Suzee in the City blog

Date Published

07/01/2013

Rights

Suzee in the City

Language

Arabic/English

Date Created

07/02/2012

Citation

Alaa Awad, “Pharaonic women in battle,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed November 30, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/97.

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