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Choose from 275 pictures in our Tombs collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Tlemcen - Tomb of the Princess - Algeria

Tomb of the Princess at Tlemcen ('The Pearl of the Maghreb') in northwestern Algeria - capital of Tlemcen Province. The name 'Tlemcen' comes from the Berber for 'Dry Spring'. Two very important and beautiful tombs can be found at Tlemcen. The first is that of Sidi Bou Medienne, the second is that of Houari Bou Medienne (second President of Algeria). Famous for a large number of sufis who lived there. Under the protection of the Ottoman Empire in 1553.

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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Exotic Eastern Woman - Citadel, Tombs of Mamluks, Cairo

Composite photographic postcard showing an illustration of an exotic Eastern woman set before a skyline showing the Citadel and Tombs of the Mamluks, Cairo, Egypt. A mamluk was a slave soldier who converted to Islam and served the Muslim caliphs and the Ayyubid sultans from the 9th to the 13th centuries. They were mainly Kipchak Turks. While Mamluks were purchased, their status was above ordinary slaves, who were not allowed to carry weapons or perform certain tasks. Mamluks were considered to be true lords, with social status above freeborn Egyptians. Over time, they became a powerful military caste often defeating the Crusaders. On more than one occasion, they seized power for themselves; for example, ruling Egypt in the Mamluk Dynasty from 12501517. Date: 1907

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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Julia Sabina visiting Egyptian antiquities at Thebes

A Roman visitor to the Egyptian tombs - one of the earliest of a long line of Egyptian tourists before the colossal statues of Memnon in the early years of the Christian era. Julia Sabina, wife of the Emperor Hadrian, paying a visit to Thebes, borne in an Egyptian palanquin carried by four men. At her side is an attendant who job was to bear a parasol made of thin leather stretched on a light frame and richly painted. The duty of this attendant was to change his position according to the direction of the sun in order to keep a constant shadow on the person sitting in the palanquin. The Empress is escorted by the Egyptian authorities and Roman colonial soldiers in their light, leather armour, the centurion and the signifier carrying the lupa (the emblem of Rome). On the left of the drawing are the Shairetana of the Guard, a corps devoted to the kings of Egypt, and composed of foreign prisoners. The giant statues both represent the King Amenophis III. Date: c100 AD

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans