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Egypt in 1856

Views of various places and archaeological sites of Egypt in 1856Created by: Library Of CongressDated: 1856
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Albumen prints of various places and archaeological sites on the Nile River and other parts of Egypt in 1856
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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.

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

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

Three statues connected at the head by slabs of rock. Title from label on item. No. 1806.

Grottoes at Hager Silsilis

Grottoes at Hager Silsilis

Title from item. No. 1846. On verso: Silsileh. Grottoes.

Egypt - Suez Canal - Lake Timsah, from opp. the chalet

Egypt - Suez Canal - Lake Timsah, from opp. the chalet

Title from item. No. 1948. No. 1908. On verso: Suez canal. Lake Timsah from opp. the Chalet.

[Koum Ombos - the Temple]

[Koum Ombos - the Temple]

Remains of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris (Ombos). Title from item. No. 1835. On verso: Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt.

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

Two people outside pylon adorned with hieroglyphics and a bas-relief figure. Title from item. No. 1867. On verso: Thebes. Medinet Habou. Pylon gateway.

Landing place. Assouan

Landing place. Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1831. On verso: Assouan. Landing place.

[Statues of Memnon, upright view. - Thebes]

[Statues of Memnon, upright view. - Thebes]

Twin reconstructed statues of Memnon seated on throne, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1858. On verso: Thebes. Statues of Memnon.

Wady Saboua

Wady Saboua

Facade of pylon of a temple near the Sabou River. Title from item. No. 1800.

Temple of Kalabshe

Temple of Kalabshe

Title from item. No. 1808.

Philœ from Mishod

Philœ from Mishod

Man walking down path at river's edge with a distant view of Philae from Mishdod. Title from item. No. 1814. On verso: Philae.

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. Title from item. No. 1894. No. 1004. On verso: (Karnak) Thebes. The Great Hall. General view.

At Carnac

At Carnac

People near pylons, Karnak, Egypt.

Egypt - Cairo - old house and masharabieh

Egypt - Cairo - old house and masharabieh

Title from item. No. 1939? On verso: Old house & Masharabieh.

Egypt - Karnak

Egypt - Karnak

Rows of colonnades amid rubble, Karnak, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1882. On verso: Thebes. Karnak. Columns of Great Temple.

Temple of Dakkeh

Temple of Dakkeh

People standing around remains of a pylon and Nubian temple of Dakkeh. Title from item. No. 1802.

Carnac

Carnac

Building remains and rubble, an obelisk in background. Title from item. No. 1875. On verso: Thebes. Karnak.

Statues of Memnon. Thebes

Statues of Memnon. Thebes

Twin reconstructed statues of Memnon seated on throne, people with animals resting at the base. Title from item. No. 1857. On verso: Thebes. Statues of Memnon.

The Pylon. Edfou

The Pylon. Edfou

Rear view of pylons with bas-relief of the Temple of Horus at Idfū, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1841. On verso: Edfou. The Pylon.

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

Rubble and remains of a temple with pylons.

[Egypt - Karnak - Exterior of Great Hall]

[Egypt - Karnak - Exterior of Great Hall]

Title from item. No. 1880. On verso: Thebes. Great Hall.

Edfou

Edfou

Pylons adorned with bas-relief of the Temple of Horus at Idfū, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1839. On verso: Temple of Edfou.

Hall of Columns. Carnac

Hall of Columns. Carnac

Title from item. No. 1878. On verso: Thebes. (Karnak) Court of Shishak.

Island of Philœ

Island of Philœ

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temple and pylons. Title from item. No. 1815. On verso: Philae.

Pylon & obelisk. Luxor

Pylon & obelisk. Luxor

Title from item. No. 1901. No. 1904. On verso: (Luxor) Thebes. Pylon & Obelisk.

Philœ. G[rea]t River Wall

Philœ. G[rea]t River Wall

Island of Philae with remains of ancient temples and pylons. Title from item. No. 1817. On verso: Philae. The Island from Biggah. With Great Wall.

In Great Hall. Carnac

In Great Hall. Carnac

Title from item. No. 1888. On verso: Karnak. Great Hall.

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. Title from item. No. 1793. On verso: Second Cataract. Wadi Haifa. River Nile.

Temple of Wady Kardassy. Thebes

Temple of Wady Kardassy. Thebes

Columns from the Temple of Wady Kardassy amid rubble. Title from item. No. 1810.

Roman pier. Assouan

Roman pier. Assouan

Remains of pier built by the Romans in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1834. On verso: Assouan. Roman Pier.

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. Title from item. No. 1794.

Coloured Sculpl[superscript]s. Abydus

Coloured Sculpl[superscript]s. Abydus

Title from item. No. 1906. On verso: Abydos. Colored sculp...

Dier [i.e. Deir]-el-Medinet. Thebes]

Dier [i.e. Deir]-el-Medinet. Thebes]

Remains of temple. Title from item. No. 1854. On verso: Thebes. Dier [i.e. Deir]-el-Medinet Abou. Temple & rocks.

Ruined pylon. Carnac

Ruined pylon. Carnac

Title from item. No. 1876. On verso: Thebes. (Karnak) The ruined Pylon.

At Erment

At Erment

Remains of a temple. Title from item. No. 1848. On verso: Erment. Fragments of a temple.

Egypt - Beni Hassan - Entrance to Painted Tombs

Egypt - Beni Hassan - Entrance to Painted Tombs

Title from item. No. 1909. On verso: Beni Hassan. Entrance to painted tombs.

At Erment

At Erment

Man walks amid rubble in ruins. Title from item. No. 1847. On verso: Erment. The columns, etc.

Pylons. Carnac

Pylons. Carnac

Two men on the banks of a body of water, remains of pylons in background. Title from item. No. 1893. On verso: (Karnak) Thebes. The Pylons.

Avenue of Sp[hynxes]

Avenue of Sp[hynxes]

Title from item. No. 1885. On verso: (Karnak) Thebes. Avenue of Sphinxs.

At Medinet Habou

At Medinet Habou

Man standing amid rubble, columns, and walls with hieroglyphics and bas-relief. Title from item. No. 1873. On verso: Thebes. Medinet-Abou. Second Court.

Court of Shishak. Carnac

Court of Shishak. Carnac

Title from item. No. 1877. On verso: Thebes. (Karnak) Court of Shishak.

[Chalet of the Viceroy]

[Chalet of the Viceroy]

Chalet of the viceroy overlooking the Suez Canal. Title from item. No. 1777.

[Egypt - Karnak - Hall of Columns, side view]

[Egypt - Karnak - Hall of Columns, side view]

Title from item. No. 1879. On verso: Thebes. (Karnak) Hall of Columns.

Fallen Colossus. Memnonium

Fallen Colossus. Memnonium

Four headless statues standing before colonnade, on right bust of larger statue laying face down. Title from item. No. 1864. On verso: Thebes. The Ramesseum. The fallen Colossus.

[The freshwater canal at Ismailia]

[The freshwater canal at Ismailia]

Small boats moored at water's edge in tributary to the Suez Canal. Title from item. No. 1774.

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

View from the hills. Assouan

View from the hills. Assouan

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1830. On verso: Assouan.

At Dendarah

At Dendarah

Wall with bas-relief and hieroglyphics. Title from item. No. 1903. On verso: Egypt. Dendarah, sculptures at.

Koum Ombos

Koum Ombos

Remains of the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris (Ombos). Title from item. No. 1836. On verso: Temple of Kom Ombo.

The Memnonium

The Memnonium

Man standing in rubble amidst temple columns in Egypt. Title from item. No. 1860. On verso: Thebes. The Ramesseum. Hall of Columns.

[Egypt - Thebes - Deir-el-Medineh]

[Egypt - Thebes - Deir-el-Medineh]

Temple carved into mountainside. Title from item. No. 1853. On verso: Thebes. Temple & rocks.

Court of Temple. Luxor

Court of Temple. Luxor

Title from item. No. 1900. On verso: Egypt. (Luxor) Thebes. Court of Temple. On mount: Egypt, Luxor, Court of the Temple, the govt. corn stores.

Assouan

Assouan

Aerial view of Aswan area on the Nile River, seen through trees. Title from item. No. 1833. On verso: Assouan.

Wady Saboua

Wady Saboua

Two statues and three sphinxes in the desert near the Sabou River. Title from item. No. 1801. On verso: Colossi & Sphinxs.

The Memnonium

The Memnonium

Four headless statues standing before colonnade. Title from item. No. 1862. On verso: The Ramesseum. Osiride Portico.

[Philae - columns of Pharaoh's bed]

[Philae - columns of Pharaoh's bed]

Title from item. No. 1827. On verso: Egypt. Philae. Columns of Pharaohs Bed.

View from Philœ

View from Philœ

Portico on island of Philae, overlooking the Nile River, boat moored at water's edge. Title from item. No. 1819. On verso: Philae. Temple Hypêthre - Landing place.

[Abou Simbel]

[Abou Simbel]

View of colossal figure, probably Ramses II, carved into rock that is the Great Temple at Abu Sunbul, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1796. No. 47.

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. Title from item. No. 1855. On verso: Thebes. Valley of the Tombs of the Kings.

Medinet Habou

Medinet Habou

Temple entrance with two columns, one with statue, the other with lower half of legs. Title from item. No. 1866. On verso: Thebes. (Medinet Habou) First Court.

Cleopatra's Needle

Cleopatra's Needle

Obelisk towers above small buildings, local residents and a single tree. Title from item. No. 1770.

At Memnonium. Thebes

At Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades. Title from item. No. 1863. On verso: Thebes. The Ramesseum. Similar photograph in LOT 7738.

Egypt - Cairo - old house and Masharabieh

Egypt - Cairo - old house and Masharabieh

Title from item. No. 1938 or 1939. On verso: Cairo. Old house & Masharabieh.

[Egypt - Medinet Habou - Plain and square palace window]

[Egypt - Medinet Habou - Plain and square palace window]

Rubble and remains of a palace. Title from item. No. 1870. On verso: Thebes. Medinet Habou. Plain.

Pharaoh's bed. Philœ

Pharaoh's bed. Philœ

Portico and temple ruins overlooking the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1821. On verso: Philae. Hypêthre.

Egypt - Luxor - columns of portico

Egypt - Luxor - columns of portico

Title from item. No. 1899. On verso: Egypt. (Luxor) Thebes. Columns of Portico.

Greek tablets. Wady Kardassy

Greek tablets. Wady Kardassy

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

Fallen obelisk. Carnac

Fallen obelisk. Carnac

Two men pause amid ruins in Karnak. Title from item. No. 1896. On verso: Thebes. Karnak. Fallen obelisk.

Assouan

Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1832. On verso: Assouan.

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. Title from item. No. 1871. On verso: Thebes (Medinet Habou) Remains of Hall of Columns.

Philœ from s[outh]

Philœ from s[outh]

Two men on the riverbank across from Philae, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1813. On verso: Island of Philae.

[The 1st cataract of the Nile]

[The 1st cataract of the Nile]

Shallows and rocky outcroppings on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1829. On verso: Assouan. River Nile (First Cataract).

Memnonium. Thebes

Memnonium. Thebes

Four headless statues standing before colonnades. Title from item. No. 1861. On verso: The Ramesseum. Osiride Portico.

At Great Hall. Carnac

At Great Hall. Carnac

Title from item. No. 1881. On verso: Thebes. Karnak. Great Hall.

Koum Ombos

Koum Ombos

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

Portico. Goorneh. Thebes

Portico. Goorneh. Thebes

Title from item. No. 1851. On verso: Thebes. Goorneh. Portico.

Hager Silsilis ... of the ...

Hager Silsilis ... of the ...

Title from item. No. 1844. On verso: Egypt. Silsilis on the Nile. Near Edfu.

Temple. Abydus

Temple. Abydus

Title from item. No. 1905. On verso: Abydos Temple.

Sanctuary ... Carnac

Sanctuary ... Carnac

Title from item. No. 1891. On verso: Thebes. Karnak. Sanctuary Obelisk.

Gerf Hossayn

Gerf Hossayn

On verso: Gerf-Hossayn - Osiride portico of the Rock Temple. Title from item. No. 1807.

View from Philœ

View from Philœ

Man standing amid temple ruins on the Island of Philae, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1818. On verso: View from Philae.

Bedouin / J.P. Sebah.

Bedouin / J.P. Sebah.

Studio portrait of Bedouin man, full-length, standing, facing front, holding prayer beads. Title from item. No. 296.

Epicerie arabe / Zangaki.

Epicerie arabe / Zangaki.

Men standing next to shop stall open to street, Egypt(?). Title from item. Photograph by Adelphi and Constantine Zangaki. No. 664.

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. Title from item. Photograph by Adelphi and Constantine Zangaki. No. 630.

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. Title from item. No. 176.

[Woman assisted by man as she mounts or dismounts a donkey in Alexandria, Egypt]

[Woman assisted by man as she mounts or dismounts a donkey in Alexandr...

Title devised by library staff. On verso: Africa. Natives. Egypt, Alexandria. Woman on back of donkey. Possibly taken by Tancrède R. Dumas.

Cimetière Arabe, Caire / P. Sebah, Phot.

Cimetière Arabe, Caire / P. Sebah, Phot.

Cemetery with tomb(?) and minarets in background, Egypt. Title from item. No. 32.

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. Title from item. Photograph by Adelphi and Constantine Zangaki. No. 390.

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.

Assouan

Assouan

View of the port at Aswān, Egypt, showing ships and men along the bank of the Nile. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : William Mackenzie, [1862?, pl. 6].

Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Stone structures on the island of Biggeh. Signed and dated on glass plate. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : William Mackenzie, [1862?, pl. 16].

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. Signed, dated, and numbered on glass plate. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : Willia... more

Le Caire, colonnade dans la mosquée Mehemet-Ali (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Le Caire, colonnade dans la mosquée Mehemet-Ali (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Colonnade of the Mosque of Muḥammad ʻAlī. Title from item. No. 1085.

Nubie. Temple de Dandour. Proanos [sic] (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Nubie. Temple de Dandour. Proanos [sic] (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Pronaos and remains of the Temple of Dendûr in Dandūr, Egypt. Title from item. No. 977.

Salle hypostyles du temple d'Edfou (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Salle hypostyles du temple d'Edfou (Égypte) / Bonfils.

Courtyard and temple with columns connected by panels.

Caire. Minaret de la mosquée El-Hakem / Bonfils.

Caire. Minaret de la mosquée El-Hakem / Bonfils.

Minaret of the Mosque of al-Hakim. Title from item. No. 1105.

Le Caire. Chaire et sanctuaire de la mosquée Sultan Barkouk / Bonfils.

Le Caire. Chaire et sanctuaire de la mosquée Sultan Barkouk / Bonfils.

Mihrab and minbar in the Sultan Barkouk Mosque. Title from item. No. 1092.

Caire. Chaire et sanctuaire de Kaït-Bey / Bonfils.

Caire. Chaire et sanctuaire de Kaït-Bey / Bonfils.

Minbar and mihrab in Mosque of Kait Bey. Title from item. No. 1111.

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