City Identity is remembered by the way of people preserved their own Culture. Egypt History is reflected by various cultural identities including Place Identity, Musical Identity and more identities preserved through time. Musical Identity revealed through Ancient Egyptians in Musical Instruments and in the way they elaborated it through Architecture and Interior Design of Tombs and Temples. The Research introduces a scenario by the South of the River Nile in Egypt in Tall El Amarna in Minia, Dendara Temple in Qena and The Valley of the Nobles in Thebes/Luxor which conserved a Musical Identity. This was revealed through the symbols etched on the walls, through the Musical Notations known from their studies and also through the paintings decorated the Interior design of the Temples. The research aims to Identify the connection between Music, Architecture and Interior Design in reflecting the Egyptian Identity as a correlation between different Arts, also signifying the interdisciplinary studies in studying the Egyptian History with another perspective, Thus preserving the Egyptian Musical Identity through revealing its hidden treasures and as a dialogue between different Ancient Egyptian Arts. Research Issue: Deficiency in the references expressing the Musical Identity of Architecture and Interior Design. Research Significance: Explaining the relation between Music and Interior Design in Ancient Egypt. Signifying the role of Musical Identity in expressing the cultural context of the Ancient Egyptian Civilization.
Arisha, Nada Ahmed
"Musical Identity: Reflecting The Egyptian History through Architecture and Interior Design of South Temples,"
International Design Journal: Vol. 12:
1, Article 15.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/faa-design/vol12/iss1/15