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Interlude: Queen Tia'a, Lady of the Faiyum Oasis.
Before she became queen of Egypt, the lady Tia'a spent her days at the royal harem of the Faiyum. This was a mysterious institution, devoted to serving queens, concubines and all the children of a pharaoh. We explore the Queen's background, the harem as an institution and the people who led the Faiyum's communities...
Music by Keith Zizza http://www.keithzizza.com/
Additional music by Michael Levy www.ancientlyre.com
Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2017/12/20/episode-88-lady-of-the-lake/
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