The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.
The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
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.
Abu Simbel (Egypt), Great Rock Temple (built under Ramses II 1290-1224 BC). Exterior view.
Watercolour, 1838/39, by David Roberts (1796-1864). Engraved by Louis Haghe
Jaffa, the ancient Joppa, and now called by the Arabs Yafa, rose into early importance, as the chief harbour of Judaea.
The Damascus Gate or Bab al-Amud, is one of the main gates and the largest city gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem. April 5th 1839. View of Jerusalem from a distance. The city is called by the Arabs, El-Kuds (the Holy); and also by Arabian writers, Bek El-Mukaddas (the Sanctuary).
The monkish opinion is, that into this cavern the Apostle James retired during the interval between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection.