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Egypt       Click on thumbnails below for additional pictures, Dec 2002  (map, info, links).

The Western Desert

Begins some 30 km from Farafra

Desert Oases

Built by artist Abd El Moghny Badr of Farafra to display his art

Thebes and Luxor

Built by pharaoh Amenhotep III (1390-1352 BC)


At one time it was the pre-eminent center of leaning, drawing scholars from Europe as well as from all over the Arab world.



Phraonic era tombs (not royal) in the background on Elephantine island.

Abu Simbel

Great temple of Ramses II carved out of the mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 BCE.

Related Links:

The Ancient Egypt Site

Ancient Egypt Resource List

Ancient Egyptian History (a brief overview)

Egyptian Civilization (a brief overview)

Archaeological Sites in Egypt

Ancient Egypt (Trustees of the British Museum)

Guide to Egyptian Civilization

Ancient Egyptian Religion

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt

The Ancient Egypt Film Site

Egypt links from Egyptology.com

Ancient Egypt Magazine

Egyptology Resources

EAWC: Ancient Egypt













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