Sunday, August 18, 2019

53 Incredible Photos Showing Life in Egypt from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

Great Sphinx of Giza



Ancient transportation, Nile, Egypt



 Barber shop



Cairo, New Hotel



Down Nile from Kasr-el-Nil (Nile bridge), Egypt



Feed boats (trodden straw) unloading on the Nile, Egypt



Fellah women



Four men and a table of food



Group of Sudanese in Egypt



 Luxor, Ramesses II



Men riding on their donkeys



Merchant women



Mit Rahine (statue Ramses)



Mobile Arab restaurant in Egypt



Moorish dining room at Shepherds Hotel, Cairo



Musicians with their stringed instruments



People at a mosque in Cairo



People at the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza



People celebrating festival



In front of Temple of Amun gateway in Luxor



Children on a horse wagon



People under palm trees



People with their camels on the Nile



People with their donkey cart



Philae



Philae



Port Said in Egypt



Pottery shipping at Nile River



Ramses II in Luxor Temple



Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo



Snake charmer



Street in Cairo



The Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza



The Great Hypostyle Hall




The Great Sphinx of Giza



The Great Sphinx of Giza



The Great Sphinx of Giza



The Great Sphinx of Giza



The irrepressible donkey boys at Cairo



The Karnak Temple Complex



The Saladin Citadel of Cairo



The Saladin Citadel of Cairo



The Saladin Citadel of Cairo



The Temple of Kom Ombo



Tourist at the Great Sphinx of Giza



Tourists at the Great Sphinx of Giza



Tourists climbing the pyramids



Turban man



Water carrier



Women and children preparing sugar cane



Women riding on their donkeys



Women with their donkey cart



A dragoman asleep on his 'ship of the desert'



(Photos from New York Public Library) 


















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