Amazigh is a project that aims to document and revive the Amazigh culture, symbols and language in Siwa Egypt. The Amazigh people are the native, original people of North Africa. They are distributed mainly in an area extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Siwa Oasis in Egypt. The project consists of two parts: the first part introduces an Amazigh inspired fabric line that aims to shed light on the Amazigh cultural heritage. Each piece from the line contains a combination of symbols that were collected from Siwa and divided into three sections: Wedding symbols, Evil Eye symbols, and Nature symbols. Each piece is accompanied by an explanation of the symbols featured. The second part of the project consists of two educational stamp kits featuring both Amazigh symbols and Tifinagh alphabets along with a handbook that explains every symbol and the equivalent of every letter so that people can learn more about the Amazigh symbols and language.
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El Shihy, Farahzada, "Amazigh" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 30.
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