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February 28, 2017

54 Amazing Photos Documented Everyday Life of Egypt from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

Make a trip back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries through 54 amazing vintage photos to see what everyday life of Egypt looked like.


Ancient transportation, Nile, Egypt

Barber shop

Cairo New Hotel

Down Nile from Kasr-el-Nil (Nile bridge), Egypt

Feed boats (trodden straw) unloading on the Nile, Egypt

Fellah women

Four men and a table of food

Great Sphinx of Giza

Group of Sudanese in Egypt

Luxor, Ramesses II

Men ridding on their donkeys

Merchant women

Mit Rahine (statue Ramses)

Mobile Arab restaurant in Egypt

Moorish dining room at Shepheards Hotel, Cairo

Musicians with their stringed instruments

People at a mosque in Cairo

People at the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza

People celebrating festival

In front of Temple of Amun gateway in Luxor

Children on a horse wagon

People under paim trees

People with their camels on the Nile

People with their donkey cart

Philae

Philae

Port Said in Egypt

Pottery shipping at Nile River

Ramses II in Luxor Temple

Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo

Snake charmer

Street in Cairo

The Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza

The Great Hypostyle Hall

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The irrepressible donkey boys at Cairo

The Karnak Temple Complex

The Saladin Citadel of Cairo

The Saladin Citadel of Cairo

The Saladin Citadel of Cairo

The Temple of Kom Ombo

Tourist man at the Great Sphinx of Giza

Tourists at the Great Sphinx of Giza

Tourists climbing the pyramids

Turban man

Water carrier

Women and children preparing sugar cane

Women riding on their donkeys

Women with their donkey cart

A dragoman asleep on his 'ship of the desert'

A group of Bisharin before their tent at Wady Halfa, Egypt

(Photos from New York Public Library)

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