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ARTHUR WEIGALL, 1922

Frontispiece

THE AUTHOR STANDING UPON THE CLIFFS BETWEEN THE

TEMPLE OF DER EL BAHRI AND THE VALLEY OF THE
TOMBS OF THE KINGS

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AN EGYPTIAN PRIEST OR RELIGIOUS OFFICIAL

(From a wooden statuette of about B.c. 1300: now in Cairo)

THE

A Human-Faced LION, PROBABLY DATING FROM
REIGN OF PHARAOH AMENEMES III., B.c. 1825

Now in Cairo.

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THE MUMMY OF PRINCE YUAA .

(The photograph was taken by the Author on the day of

its discovery. The mummy is now in the Cairo Museum)

EXCAVATING THE OSIREION AT ABYDOS. A CHAIN OF Boys
HANDING UP BASKETS OF SAND TO THE SURFACE

(Photograph by the Author)

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THE ENTRANCE OF THE TOMB OF QUEEN TIY, WITH A

NATIVE POLICEMAN GUARDING IT. THE LARGE TOMB OF
RAMESES X. IS TO THE LEFT.

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Bust OF AKHNATON FOUND AT TELL EL AMARNA, AND NOW

IN BERLIN

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A STATUE OF TUTANKHAMON, THE PHARAOH WHOSE TOMB
was DISCOVERED BY LORD CARNARVON IN 1922
Now in Cairo.

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THE

THE ENTRANCE OF THE TOMB OF HOREMHEB IN

VALLEY OF THE TOMBS OF THE KINGS

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THE NILE AT PHILÆ, LOOKING NORTH

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THE NILE AT Aswan. ON THE HILLS TO THE LEFT 18 THE

HIGHROAD TO NUBIA

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Two VIEWS IN THE WADY SALAMUNI, EARLY MORNING

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MODERN EGYPTIAN PEASANTS BESIDE A WATER-WHEEL

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THE PHARAOH RAMESES II., B.C. 1292-1225

(From his statue now at Turin)

GOLD CUPS AND ARMLET OF ABOUT B.C. 1000, FOUND

ACCIDENTALLY BY A NATIVE IN A MOUND BY A ROADSIDE
IN LOWER EGYPT .

Now in Cairo Museum.

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