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Egypt in 1856

Albumen prints of various places and archaeological sites on the Nile River and other parts of Egypt in 1856
Vue general de Louqsor
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Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

People and pack animals make their way along road on the floor of the Valley of Kings, Egypt.

At Erment

Remains of a temple.

Temple of Dakkeh

People standing around remains of a pylon and Nubian temple of Dakkeh.

Egypt - Karnak

Rows of colonnades amid rubble, Karnak, Egypt.

Assouan

Aerial view of Aswan area on the Nile River, seen through trees.

View from Philœ

Man standing amid temple ruins on the Island of Philae, Egypt.

Wady Saboua

Two statues and three sphinxes in the desert near the Sabou River.

Carnac

Building remains and rubble, an obelisk in background.

Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River.

Medinet Habou

Rubble and remains of a temple with pylons.

The Memnonium

Four headless statues standing before colonnade.

The Pylon. Edfou

Rear view of pylons with bas-relief of the Temple of Horus at Idfū, Egypt.

At Dendarah

Wall with bas-relief and hieroglyphics.

Statues of Memnon. Thebes

Twin reconstructed statues of Memnon seated on throne, people with animals resting at the base.

Medinet Habou. Remains of Hall of Columns

Lower parts of columns in a roofless room with walls decorated with hieroglphyics and bas-reliefs.

At Erment

Man walks amid rubble in ruins.

Greek tablets. Wady Kardassy

Tablets with Greek inscriptions and sculpture of woman carved on stone wall, door on right.

Philœ from s[outh]

Two men on the riverbank across from Philae, Egypt.

At Medinet Habou

Man standing amid rubble, columns, and walls with hieroglyphics and bas-relief.

Koum Ombos

View of south side of the remains of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris (Ombos).

Pylons. Carnac

Two men on the banks of a body of water, remains of pylons in background.

View from Philœ

Portico on island of Philae, overlooking the Nile River, boat moored at water's edge.

Koum Ombos

Remains of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris (Ombos).

The Memnonium

Man standing in rubble amidst temple columns in Egypt.

Cleopatra's Needle

Obelisk towers above small buildings, local residents and a single tree.

Medinet Habou

Temple entrance with two columns, one with statue, the other with lower half of legs.

Medinet Habou

Two people outside pylon adorned with hieroglyphics and a bas-relief figure.

[Statues of Memnon, upright view. - Thebes]

Twin reconstructed statues of Memnon seated on throne, Egypt.

Philœ. G[rea]t River Wall

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temples and pylons.

[Chalet of the Viceroy]

Chalet of the viceroy overlooking the Suez Canal.

[Abou Simbel]

View of colossal figure, probably Ramses II, carved into rock that is the Great Temple at Abu Sunbul, Egypt.

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

Two people and pack animal make their way along road on the floor of the Valley of Kings, Egypt.

Second cataract - with Rock of Abouseer

Large rock looms over shallows and rock outcroppings along the Nile River in Egypt.

[Egypt - Thebes - Deir-el-Medineh]

Temple carved into mountainside.

Wady Saboua

Facade of pylon of a temple near the Sabou River.

Abou Simbel

View of colossal figures, probably Ramses II, carved into rock that is part of the Great Temple at Abu Sunbul, Egypt.

At Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades.

[Koum Ombos - the Temple]

Remains of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris (Ombos).

Roman pier. Assouan

Remains of pier built by the Romans in the Aswan area on the Nile River.

Edfou

Pylons adorned with bas-relief of the Temple of Horus at Idfū, Egypt.

Fallen obelisk. Carnac

Two men pause amid ruins in Karnak.

Abou Simbel, façade of the Temple

View of colossal figure, probably Ramses II, carved into rock that is the Great Temple at Abu Sunbul, Egypt

Landing place. Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River.

[The freshwater canal at Ismailia]

Small boats moored at water's edge in tributary to the Suez Canal.

Temple of Wady Kardassy. Thebes

Columns from the Temple of Wady Kardassy amid rubble.

Pharaoh's bed. Philœ

Portico and temple ruins overlooking the Nile River.

Island of Philœ

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temple and pylons.

[Gerf-Hossayn - Osiride portico of the Rock Temple]

Three statutes connected at the head by slabs of rock.

The Great Hall &c. Carnac

Ruins of the Great Hall and two obelisks; in foreground people gather at water's edge.

Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades.

[The 1st cataract of the Nile]

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River.

Philœ from Mishod

Man walking down path at river's edge with a distant view of Philae from Mishdod.

View from the hills. Assouan

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River.

Fallen Colossus. Memnonium

Four headless statues standing before colonnade, on right bust of larger statue laying face down.

At Carnac

People near pylons, Karnak, Egypt.

Kôm Ombo (Sud Est) / J.P. Sebah.

The ruins of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris at Ombos, Egypt.

Epicerie arabe / Zangaki.

Men standing next to shop stall open to street, Egypt(?).

Mosquée El Bordeni (Sanctuaire) / J.P. Sebah.

The mihrab and minbar in the Mosque of al-Burdayni, Cairo, Egypt.

Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

Men standing next to a series of shadoofs (shadufs), devices which lift water from a stream or well for use in irrigation.

Grand bazar au Kasr el Nil, Cairo / Zangaki.

Aerial view of people and animals gathered in open air market.

Bedouin / J.P. Sebah.

Studio portrait of Bedouin man, full-length, standing, facing front, holding prayer beads.

Cimetière Arabe, Caire / P. Sebah, Phot.

Cemetery with tomb(?) and minarets in background, Egypt.

Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Stone structures on the island of Biggeh.

Assouan

View of the port at Aswān, Egypt, showing ships and men along the bank of the Nile.

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia / Frith 1857.

View of the remains of two colossuses and sphinx that may have stood at the head of a walkway.

Shadoof[?] puits à roue en Egypte / Bonfils.

Man and cow standing near a shadoof, a mechanism used for irrigation.

Vue general de Louqsor

Several men on boat docked at water's edge, temple ruins of ancient Thebes in background, Luxor, Egypt.

Ruines du temple Amenophis statues de Ramessés en pied Karnak / Bonfils.

Entrance to the remains of the Temple of Aménophis flanked by headless statues of Ramses in Thebes.

Le Caire. Entré du [....] / Bonfils.

Hallway with chandeliers and two pieces of furniture, probably inside the Museum of Arab Art, Cairo.