Saturday, January 16, 2010

He Talks Like An Egyptian

Right now, the next best thing to traveling back into the distant past to hear ancient Egyptian speech is to listen to Italian actor, Orlando Mezzabotta, do it. Here is his audio version [mp3 file] of the Kamose Stela:

I did the research for the vocalization. It's based on Coptic and other sources. Orlando is great, well worth a listen.