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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

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

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

View from Philœ

View from Philœ

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

The Memnonium

The Memnonium

Man standing in rubble amidst temple columns in Egypt.

Egypt - Karnak

Egypt - Karnak

Rows of colonnades amid rubble, Karnak, Egypt.

Assouan

Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River.

The Pylon. Edfou

The Pylon. Edfou

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

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

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

Three statutes connected at the head by slabs of rock.

Memnonium. Thebes

Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades.

At Carnac

At Carnac

People near pylons, Karnak, Egypt.

Wady Saboua

Wady Saboua

Facade of pylon of a temple near the Sabou River.

[Koum Ombos - the Temple]

[Koum Ombos - the Temple]

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

At Medinet Habou

At Medinet Habou

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

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

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

[Chalet of the Viceroy]

[Chalet of the Viceroy]

Chalet of the viceroy overlooking the Suez Canal.

Fallen obelisk. Carnac

Fallen obelisk. Carnac

Two men pause amid ruins in Karnak.

Temple of Wady Kardassy. Thebes

Temple of Wady Kardassy. Thebes

Columns from the Temple of Wady Kardassy amid rubble.

At Erment

At Erment

Man walks amid rubble in ruins.

Fallen Colossus. Memnonium

Fallen Colossus. Memnonium

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

Assouan

Assouan

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

The Memnonium

The Memnonium

Four headless statues standing before colonnade.

Abou Simbel

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

At Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades.

Edfou

Edfou

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

Abou Simbel, façade of the Temple

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

Koum Ombos

Koum Ombos

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

[Egypt - Medinet Habou - Plain and square palace window]
Temple of Dakkeh

Temple of Dakkeh

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

At Dendarah

At Dendarah

Wall with bas-relief and hieroglyphics.

View from the hills. Assouan

View from the hills. Assouan

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River.

Landing place. Assouan

Landing place. Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River.

[The freshwater canal at Ismailia]

[The freshwater canal at Ismailia]

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

Pharaoh's bed. Philœ

Pharaoh's bed. Philœ

Portico and temple ruins overlooking the Nile River.

Philœ from s[outh]

Philœ from s[outh]

Two men on the riverbank across from Philae, Egypt.

Pylons. Carnac

Pylons. Carnac

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

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

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

Philœ. G[rea]t River Wall

Philœ. G[rea]t River Wall

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temples and pylons.

[Abou Simbel]

[Abou Simbel]

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

[Egypt - Thebes - Deir-el-Medineh]

[Egypt - Thebes - Deir-el-Medineh]

Temple carved into mountainside.

Philœ from Mishod

Philœ from Mishod

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

Medinet Habou. Remains of Hall of Columns

Medinet Habou. Remains of Hall of Columns

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

Carnac

Carnac

Building remains and rubble, an obelisk in background.

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

Rubble and remains of a temple with pylons.

Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra's Needle

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

Roman pier. Assouan

Roman pier. Assouan

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

Island of Philœ

Island of Philœ

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temple and pylons.

Dier [i.e. Deir]-el-Medinet. Thebes]
The Great Hall &c. Carnac

The Great Hall &c. Carnac

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

[The 1st cataract of the Nile]

[The 1st cataract of the Nile]

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River.

[Statues of Memnon, upright view. - Thebes]

[Statues of Memnon, upright view. - Thebes]

Twin reconstructed statues of Memnon seated on throne, Egypt.

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

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

Second cataract - with Rock of Abouseer

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

Koum Ombos

Koum Ombos

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

Statues of Memnon. Thebes

Statues of Memnon. Thebes

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

Greek tablets. Wady Kardassy

Greek tablets. Wady Kardassy

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

At Erment

At Erment

Remains of a temple.

View from Philœ

View from Philœ

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

Wady Saboua

Wady Saboua

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

Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

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.

Kôm Ombo (Sud Est) / J.P. Sebah.

Kôm Ombo (Sud Est) / J.P. Sebah.

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

Grand bazar au Kasr el Nil, Cairo / Zangaki.

Grand bazar au Kasr el Nil, Cairo / Zangaki.

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

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

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

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

Cimetière Arabe, Caire / P. Sebah, Phot.

Cimetière Arabe, Caire / P. Sebah, Phot.

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

Bedouin / J.P. Sebah.

Bedouin / J.P. Sebah.

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

Epicerie arabe / Zangaki.

Epicerie arabe / Zangaki.

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

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

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.

Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Stone structures on the island of Biggeh.

Assouan

Assouan

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

Vue general de Louqsor

Vue general de Louqsor

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

Vue générale du temple de Touthmès III, partie postérieure. Karnak / Bonfils.

Vue générale du temple de Touthmès III, partie postérieure. Karnak / B...

A general view from the rear of the Festival Hall of the Temple of Thutmose III, showing clerestory windows, Thebes.

Caire. Vue générale de la Mosquée Sultan Kalaoun / Bonfils.

Caire. Vue générale de la Mosquée Sultan Kalaoun / Bonfils.

Exterior of Mosque of Sultan Qalāwūn, Cairo, Egypt.

Karnak. Temple de Ramessés IV, deux Pylônes / Bonfils.

Karnak. Temple de Ramessés IV, deux Pylônes / Bonfils.

Propylon (triumphal arch) and pylons of the Temple of Ramses IV in Thebes.

Caire. Un Sibil, où fontaine publique au Mousky / Bonfils.

Caire. Un Sibil, où fontaine publique au Mousky / Bonfils.

People gathered near public fountain on the Muski bazaar district in Cairo.

Nubie, Temple d'Abou Simbel dédié à Athor (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Nubie, Temple d'Abou Simbel dédié à Athor (Égypte) / Bonfils.

View of facade of the small temple at Abū Sunbul, Egypt, showing sculptures of Hathor and Ramses II.