Drama on the Nile - Sail the Nile

Drama on the Nile

Our gaze falls on a nymph encased in a glass coffin, secluded from view in a grotto. This is the resting-place of Isadora, who died far too young by drowning while crossing the Nile. Captured by the river nymphs, she became one herself – at least, according to the Greek epigrams placed by her grieving father at the left and right of the entrance to her shell-shaped grotto in the necropolis of Tuna el-Gebel.

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