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The Oriental Dance (“Raqs sharqi”) it is the name with which Egypt today calls a dance that has lost it origins because of the scarce presence of written sources; a lot are the histories that are for instance attributed it as, after some archaeological recoveries, a sacred origin connected to the cult of the Goddess-mother of the pre-urban civilizations: Ishtar is the Babylonian Goddess that represents the prototype of the great Goddess, symbol of prosperity, fertility, love. The priestesses honored it with sacred dances entering relationship with the rhythms of the nature and imitating it: many movements remember the waves of the sea, the form of the moon, the snake, the camel and also the sexual action and the birth.

I know that it is not perfect, I am enough incapable with the elaborations...
The girl to the left was too much in shade...
If someone wanted to try to improve it I posted as WS the original one.

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