Young man From Serabit:
Young man who was born and grew up in Serabit el-Khadim, in the neighborhood of the Hathor temple, a living example of youth who have inherited the stories of the ancient history of the place and who are the potential actual and future guide of the area.
In the frame of giving sessions about the archaeological heritage of Serabit el-Khadim to its actual living community, one of the most enjoyable experiences to the whole team of the projects was the sessions of hieroglyphs with the smart and eager to learn children of Serabit el-Khadim.
Barakat Camp in Serabit el-Khadim
In the actual village of Serabit el-Khadim located in the neighborhood of the Hathor temple, Barakat Camp is the only option to stay for some days in the area; it is owned by the leading family of the area (the Barakat Family).
Textile crafts are an example among many others such as beads and copper crafts made by the talented hands of the Serabiti women. Although they represent a part of the sinaitic handmade products, the serabiti crafts has their own special taste and style.
Documenting the Mining Expedition:
Tens of commemorative stelae in the temple of Hathor in Serabit still bear the stories of the ancient mining expeditions to Serabit el-Khadim. The Middle Kingdom stela of “Her-Wer-Re” is considered the best intact example of these stele due to its good state of preservation.
Temple of Hathor:
Located on an elevation, almost 800 meters above sea level, the temple is built of dozens of stele inscribed by the chiefs of ancient expeditions from the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom Period to honor Hathor.