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.
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The town seen from north-east towards the Saronic Gulf. Lykovounia also known as Tourkovounia, in ancient times called Anchesmos, is a range of hills in Attica
The magnificent Corinthian temple, on the northern side of the Ilissos, was begun by Pisistratos, and finished by Hadrian, who dedicated it to the divinity of Jupiter Olympios.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
This entrance conducts to the villages in that part of the plain called Messogia, to Cephissia, Mount Pentelikon, and Marathon.
The western front, which is represented in this view, is almost entire, and has suffered little or nothing in the late dilapidations.
The Parthenon is the temple to the city goddess Pallas Athena Parthenos on the Athenian Acropolis.
Ruins of ancient Orchomenos. The present view represents the southern side of the acropolis. Parnassos, covered with snow, is seen in the distance.
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.