The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
The Approach to Philae is one of the few views which a photograph can render without, perhaps, greatly detracting from its artistic fame.
Colossal Statues in The Plain of Thebes, during the Inundation of the Nile. Two ancient Egyptian colossal statues standing side by side from the 14th century BC.
The Red Sea separates Egypt from Arabia. The Port of Suez stands at the mouth of the canal which formerly united the Red Sea with the Mediterranean.
Aswan was the ancient Syene; in the Coptic language it signified an opening, derived from the sudden widening of the Nile below the Cataracts.
The Temple of Dendera is an ancient Egyptian temple complex in Dendera, 55 km north of Luxor in Upper Egypt. It is one of the most important temple sites in Egypt and was dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
The Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Cheops. Pyramids of the pharaohs Khafre and Mykerinos.
The Hypaethral Temple of Philae by David Roberts. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia.
A rainy day in Alexandria in December or January is one of the most disconsolate things in the world.
Cairo is considered the best school of ‘Arabic literature; and there is no other place in which we can obtain such a complete knowledge of the Arabs.