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.
The binish, like the kaftan, is spread all over the Near East. Those countries where it is chiefly worn are Egypt, W. Arabia, Syria, Asia Minor, and Turkey.
Characteristic garment of the modern Egyptian population. A variation of the Gallebaya called “kamis”. The material is black cotton (Winter).
The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
Antique Fabrics. Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the Lion. Fabric with elephant pattern. Fabric with cock pattern, Persia.
Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.