Barbie, the Egyptian Princess

14 05 2011

Sure, why not – she’s already been projected into practically all other roles.  This is actually just a costume, nicely draped on a cardboard figure and accompanied by a mini story book that tells all about Barbie’s adventures on the Nile.  Although they create a striking pattern, the ‘hieroglyphs’ on the dress are a decidedly modern interpretation (1999), as these symbols historically were never used on clothing.




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