The Nile is Egypt, Cooks Nile Steamers
Poster or handbill advertising Cooks Nile Steamers, the best way to explore Egypt's ancient splendour and modern charm. Showing an ancient monument with hieroglyphics, with two men in Egyptian dress. A Cook's steamer can be seen on the Nile in the background.
© Thomas Cook Archive/Mary Evans Picture Library
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Egypt. Stele of Herakleion-Thonis. The Naucratis decree (380
Egyptian Art. Stele of Herakleion-Thonis. The Naucratis decree (380 B.C.). Royal Decree drafted by order of Pharaoh Nectanebo I (380-362 BC). Refers to the collection of taxes for the construction of a temple to the goddess Neith. Detail. Temporary exhibition 'Egypt's Sunken Treasures' (Egypt's Sunken Treasures), objects found in underwater excavations in Alexandria. Martin Gropius. Berlin. Germany.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
Camels crossing over Delta Barrage at the Nile, Egypt
Caravan of camels, other animals and their riders crossing over the bascule bridge at Delta Barrage at the Nile, Egypt. The Delta Barrage north of Cairo was constructed in the 19th century to improve and facilitate the irrigation system on nearby farms and hence, served to expand the region's economical growth. Date: circa 1910
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