Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

 
  • Mound Hacker on his way to Rome

    My late grandfather, the architect  Issac Kipnis, was the first to tell me the story of the burnt  library of Alexandria. I was eight years old. The lost knowledge of the western world intrigued me ever
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  • What is this blog about?

      My first memory of collecting and organizing knowledge is from the age of six. In a new notebook, I wrote all I knew about my ancestors and the pyramids.
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  • Dogon on my computer

    1995 Isaac Rabin was murdered. That week I was in Paris with our 18 years-old daughter. It was her birthday present to visit museums in the city of lights. We
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  • Alexandria remains

    Images of Alexandria Library are on my mind. Playing in the sand tray – visions emerge: a scribe and scrolls. Euclid in Greece sits next to another scribe, connected through
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  • Sun print 2

    As I leafed in the pile of documents my mother handed me, I found more fragments of the past; I saw this curious photograph of Issac Kipnis, my grandfather, respectfully shaking
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