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She is holding her shawl over her face with her teeth to conceal it as she
THE BARBER'S SHOP IN THE CATTLE-MARKET AT LUXOR.
THE UNJUST STEWARD: THE JUDGE'S COPTIC CLERK
By whom all the corruption of justice is managed in Egypt.
This photo was taken at Luxor on the Day of the Conscription. The women
On the left is Joseph, on the right is one of the splendid troopers of the
AN ARAB MARKET IN A PALM GROVE
Bedâwin women in the foreground.
THE RETURN FROM LUXOR MARKET .
Showing how strictly Egyptian women envelop themselves in public,
WOMAN HOLDING THE HUGE WOODEN EGYPTIAN DOOR-KEY IN HER
Unchanged from the time of Cleopatra. On the road to Heliopolis.
PLOUGHING IN THE FAYUM
This is called the Virgilian plough in Italy, and in Egypt has been in use since
Which reminds one of the Grand Canal at Venice, and has old palaces in the
A mosque, a saint's tomb, and houses hidden behind the stacks of palm
OLD MOSQUE AT ROSETTA
At Rosetta the mosques are ancient, beautiful, and unrestored. There is
Old houses of the Rosetta type—some of the few domestic buildings left of the
FACING PAGE THE AVENUE OF SPHINXES AND PTOLEMAIC PYLON AT KARNAK
The old man in the foreground is a Mohammedan saint going through his
THE KHAN OF THE RED SEA MERCHANTS AT ROSETTA
THE CASTLE OF ABUKIR AND THE SCENE OF THE BATTLE OF THE NILE
The sea beyond is Abukir Bay, in which Nelson won the Battle of the Nile.
A FELLAH'S FARM NEAR KARNAK
In the foreground are a pair of baby buffaloes.
A FELLAH FAMILY IN THE FAYUM
This is probably the way in which Joseph and Mary and the Child Jesus went
PIGEON-TOWERS IN THE FAYUM
In the village at the foot of the Hawara Pyramid.
THE VILLAGE OF KURNA AND ITS FELLAHIN ON THE PLAIN OF THEBES
GYASSAS ON THE NILE
With the hills of Thebes in the background.
KHARGA VILLAGE, IN THE GREAT OASIS OF THE LIBYAN DESERT
Children collected round the village fountain.
To mount a camel a lady needs the assistance of at least three people. The
A ROMAN CASTLE IN THE GREAT OASIS OF THE LIBYAN DESERT
Which is Herodotus's Island of the Blest.
DOUM PALM AND WELL IN THE ROMAN CASTLE OF THE GREAT OASIS
A group of dragomans on the river bank at Luxor, with the hills of Thebes
THE TEMPLE OF PTAH AT KARNAK, WHERE THE MOON SHINES ON THE
IMAGE OF THE GODDESS SEKKET
This is the image which the fellahin think is an ogre who devours children.
A NILE VILLAGE
All the way up the Nile one sees reflected in its waters palm groves and
THB STATUE OF MEMNON AT THEBES
It and its fellow are usually called the Colossi of Thebes. They are loftier
THE VALLEY OF THE TOMBS OF THE KINGS AT THEBES
The rocks of the exterior, with their noble architectural effects, are little
THE GAMOOSE, OR BUFFALO
The proverb for stupidity in Egypt.
BOY WORKING A SHADÜF
With the Ramesseum Temple in the background. On the plain of Thebes.
DRAGOMAN EXPLAINING CARTOUCHES IN THE TEMPLE OF KOMOMBO
Mohammed, the chief Dragoman of Thomas Cook & Son in Egypt.
SAINT'S TOMB IN THE DESERT BEHIND THE CATARACT HOTEL AT
On the road to the Great Dam.
AN ASSUAN GALLEY AND THE ISLAND OF ELEPHANTINE.
Taken from my bedroom balcony, in the Cataract Hotel. These galleys are
A TYPICAL NILE TOWN
THE TEMPLE OF AMON-RA AT KARNAK
The largest in the world. The ruins of this group are a mile and a half round.
THE YOUNG IDEA
Taken at the village just outside Karnak. The idea of these boys is to make