Author Archives: Jeff Lee

About Jeff Lee

Maadi, Egypt is my home for 10 months while my wife pursues a diploma in International Human Rights law at American University in Cairo. I'm a web developer for Studio4 Technologies in Amherst, Mass. and enjoy learning about uniquely fascinating country of Egypt.

Art Association

What do these pieces of work have in common? Continue reading

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Pharaonic Sonnet

What poem, commonly considered the best known work of a leading English Romantic poet, was inspired by a pharaoh? Continue reading

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Fine Feathered Friend

What kind of bird is this? Continue reading

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Mystery Writer

What author’s philosophical memoir (pictured), received international attention when it was first released in December 2001? Continue reading

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Dressed to Test

Last month Egypt’s high court upheld a dress code rule imposed by several universities. What is the rule? Continue reading

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Bird Symbol

This symbol, which is used in several Middle Eastern countries, is named after what former Egyptian ruler? Continue reading

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What’s His Line?

What is this man’s line of work? Continue reading

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Turning Point

What event, according to Winston Churchill, turned the tables in favor of the Allies in World War II? Continue reading

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Early Thingamajig

This artifact in the Egyptian Museum is the earliest known example of one of the greatest inventions of all time. What is it? Continue reading

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Fanciful Beast

What death-defying fanciful beast is said to have visited ancient Egypt every half-millenium or so? Continue reading

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