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Some Aspects of Ancient Egyptian Sexual Life Documentation
With few exceptions, erotic aspects of the civilization of ancient Egypt have been treated with the utmost discretion, the published comments most often reflecting the moral attitude of the authors or of their period, and not that of the ancient Egyptians themselves....

  • The Attitude of the Ancient Egyptians Towards SexThe most explicit statement concerning the ancient Egyptian attitude towards sexual behavior refers not to the act itself, but to the circumstances, and is given by Herodotus: "The Egyptians were the first to make it ¬†matter of religious observance not to have intercourse with women in temples nor to enter a temple without washing after being with a woman" - The translation is that of A. D. Godley, Loeb Classical Library....