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Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh. At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide. The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties.

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Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh.  At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide.  The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties.

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Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Filmer, John (Wood-engraver)
Woodward, John Douglas (1846-1924) (Artist)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place Term: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Nile River
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Egypt -- Silsila, Gebel el-
Sailboats -- Egypt -- Silsila, Gebel el-
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 22 x 16 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: 9b9ff1b0-c5f3-012f-b5c6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh. At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide. The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6052-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh. At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide. The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6052-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh. At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide. The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6052-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rock tombs or Gebel-es-Silsileh.  At this point the Nile is scarcely eleven hundred feet wide.  The rocky barrier through which the river has forced its way is honeycombed with grottoes of the time of the great Theban dynasties.