Then Again

E117 Egyptomania: America's Fascination with Egypt

with Jess Brazinski

2 months ago

Ancient Egypt shows up in our daily lives, maybe without us even realizing it. From the Washington Monument, to the Silent Film Era in Hollywood, to The Bangles' smash hit 'Walk Like an Egyptian,' it seems like American culture has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt, but there were two large historical events that really brought Ancient Egypt to the forefront of American popular culture and ingrained aspects of it into daily life which will be discussed in this podcast by Marie Bartlett and Jess Brazinski, master's candidate at the University of North Georgia.

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