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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

THE BANNER OF THE PROPHET AT THE FEAST OF BAIRAM

Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

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OLD MAN PLAYING NATIVE LUTB IN THE BAZARS AT CAIRO

Native children behind him.

THE AUTHOR IN HIS ARAB DRESS

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THE POTTERS' MARKET, WITH MOSQUE AND FELLAH WOMEN IN THE

BACKGROUND, AT GIZEH, A SUBURB OF CAIRO .

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AN EGYPTIAN VILLAGE LARDER

In this, made of mud, the guileless Egyptian puts his corn and vegetables to
keep them from the goats, and his children, to keep them from the snakes
and scorpions. It looks like a font for the baptism of a giant.

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EGYPTIAN BOYS AND GIRLS

One boy is playing on the double Arab pipe, which may go back to Ptolemaic
times, since they have much the same pipes in Sicily, which are always sup-
posed to have come down from the age of Theocritus.

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THE OCCUPATION OF EGYPT-SLEEPING

Scene taken near the Serapeum at Sakkara, the ancient Memphis.

EGYPTIAN WOMAN WITH HER SHAWL OVER THE BURDEN ON HER HEAD

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TO SHIELD HER FROM THE FIERCE SUN

On the road from Karnak to Luxor. In the background are camels carrying
stones for building.

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AT LUXOR

Women with their shawls over their head-burdens to protect them from the
sun.

EXIT EGYPT

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Fellah in his ordinary costume, riding a donkey.

FELLAHIN WAITING FOR THE POLICE-COURT TO OPEN AT LUXOR

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AT DAMIETTA

Forage ass protesting.

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