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THE TOMBS OF THE PHARAOHS AT THE BES
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
THE BANNER of The PROPHET AT THE FEAST OF BAIRAM Frontispiece
919 MAN PLAYING NATIve luTE IN THE BAzARs at CAIRO = Native children behind him.
THE AUTHOR IN HIS ARAB DRESS
THE POTTERS' MARKET, witH MOSQUE AND FELLAH WOMEN IN THE
AN EGYPTIAN VILLAGE LARDER
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In this, made of mud, the guileless Egyptian puts his corn and vegetables to
EGYPTIAN Boys AND GIRLs
9* boy is playing on the double Arab pipe, which may go back to Ptolemaic
The OCCUPATION OF EGYPT-SLEEPING . - - - - *ne taken near the serapeum at Sakkara, the ancient Memphis.
EGYPTIAN WOMAN witH HER SHAWL OVER THE BURDEN ON HER HEAD
TOSHIELD HER FROM THE FIERCE SUN . - - - -
On the road from Karnak to Luxor. In the background are camels carrying
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Women with their shawls over their head-burdens to protect them from the
FELLAHIN WAITING For THE POLICE-COURT TO OPEN AT LUxOR
Forage ass protesting.
AVENUE OF SPHINXES AND PTOLEMAIC PYLON AT KARNAK
The old man in the foreground is a Mohammedan saint going through his
KHAN OF THE RED SEA MERCHANTS AT ROSETTA - -
the CASTLE OF ABU KIR AND THE SCENE OF THE BAttle OF THE NILe
The sea beyond is Abukir Bay, in which Nelson won the Battle of the Nile.
LLAH's FARM NEAR KARNAK - - - - - - -
This is probably the way in which Joseph and Mary and the Child Jesus went
PIGEON-fow ERS IN THE FAYUM - - - - -
In the village at the foot of the Hawara Pyramid.
VILLAGE OF KURNA AND ITS FELLAHIN ON THE PLAIN OF THE BES
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
ARAB SALUTATIONS .
A group of dragomans on the river bank at Luxor, with the hills of Thebes
TEMPLE OF PTAH AT KARNAR, WHERE THE MOON SHINES ON THE
** the image which the fellahin think is an ogre who devours children.
An the way up the Nile one sees reflected in its waters palm groves and
o human habitation, hardly for a minute without the presence of human
Thh StATUE OF MEMNON AT THE BES -
It and its fellow are usually called the Colossi of Thebes. They are loftier
THE Valley OF THE to MBS OF THE KINGs at the BEs . -
The rocks of the exterior, with their noble architectural effects, are little
hewn into the heart of the close white limestone, as finely grained as marble,
THE GAMOOSE, OR BUFFALO - - - - - - - -
BOY WORKING A SHADt F
With the Ramesseum Temple in the background. On the plaim of Thebes.
DRAGOMAN ExPLAINING CARTOUCHES IN THE TEMPLE OF KOMOMBO
Fuzzy-wuzzy . - - - - - - - -
The Bisharin and his encampment.
THE WITCH of Assuan
"There was an old woman who lived in a tomb.”
SAINT’S TOMB IN THE DESERt Behind the cataract HOTEL at ASSU an
On the road to the Great Dam.
AN ASSUAN GALLEY AND THE ISLAND of ELEPH antin E .
*** from my bedroom balcony, in the cataract Hotel. These galleys are
A TYPICAL NILE town
THE TEMPLE OF AMON-RA. At KARNAK
*largest in the world. The ruins of this group are a mile and a half round.
s: H. Beerbohm Tree's False Gods at His Majesty's had its principal scene
The Young IDEA .
Taken ** village just outside Karnak. The idea of these boys is to make