Egypt (546 Subjects)
The Bey (Ottoman official) of Upper Egypt , enters in Cairo.
Ways in which captives are tortured in Egypt.
View of the catacombs of Alexandria.
Preparation of wine at Rosetta, Egypt.
18. Map of Alexandria. 19. Turban of a mufti. 20, 21. Drawing on the movement of the planets, accompanying the author's analysis of Galilee's theory.
24. Mount Horeb. 25. Monastery near Mount Moses, Egypt, which the author calls “Monastery of the Burning Bush”. 26. View of the Sphinx at Giza necropolis, Cairo. 28. Church near Cairo. 29. The Pyramids of Giza. Graves in Ottoman cemetery of Cairo. 31. The rock of Meribah on Mount Choreb. 32. Mount Sinai with the monastery of Saint Catherine and Mount Moses.
33. View of Mount Sinai with the Monastery of Saint Catherine (in the background, on the right). In the centre, Mount Moses. In the foreground, a monastery near Mount Sinai, styled by the author “The Monastery of the Burning Bush”.
34. Fish of Egypt. 35. Orthodox priest wearing Easter vestments. 36. Decoration of the staff of an Orthodox priest. 31. The Church of the Virgin of the Apparition on Mount Horeb. 32. Water pump at water mill near Mount Sinai. 33 Azyme (unfermented) bread.
Representation related to the climate of the Mediterranean countries (Middle East, Greece and Egypt) which, according to the author, contributed to the development of Greek civilization.
Imaginary depiction of the royal palaces of Alexandria, supposedly built by Alexander the Great.
Statuette from Egypt.
Enigmatic inscription from a bust of Isis. In the late 18th century the inscription became the cause of controversy among British scholars. Several academics believed that it was an Egyptian bust with Chinese ideograms, produced in the context of Chinese-Egyptian commercial relations, while others considered the item a forgery.
Streetlet near Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo.
Entrance to the bazaar of Cairo.
Fountain at the inner court of Sultan Hasan mosque in Cairo.
Interior of harem, Cairo.
The Pyramid of Chephren and the Sphinx at Giza.
Map showing the author's journey from Cairo to Beirut.
Caravan leaving Cairo.
View of Suez, Egypt.
Landscape at Feiran valley, Sinai peninsula.
View of the Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
Chapel of the Burning Bush of Moses at the Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
The tomb of Saint Catherine at the Monastery of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.
Mount Moses (Mount Sinai), where according to tradition God gave Moses the Ten Commandments.
Rock of Meribah on Mount Choreb; according to tradition, this was the rock out of which issued water when it was struck by Moses.
Title page. The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Cheops at Giza necropolis, Cairo.
The old port of Alexandria.
View of Cairo from the east. In the background, the Mosque of Mohammed Ali and the Pyramids of Giza necropolis.
Entrance to the castle of Cairo (Saladin's Citadel).