Text: Ostrich Egg Book

June 14, 2015 § Leave a comment

More from Erik Kwakkel, a book written on an ostrich egg.

  

The shell is covered with quotations from the Koran and poetry: ‘It describes the soul’s journey from death to life,’ says historian Dionisius Agius, of the University of Leeds, who is analysing the text.” 

Dionisius Agious also says: “Writing on an egg may be attributed magical significance; there is an old belief that the egg gives miraculous power to the dead and can call them back to life.



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