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August 19, 2014

Old Photos of Egypt Before the 1920s

Here's a collection of amazing photos of old Egypt from ca. 1860s and ca. 1910s.

Egyptian Temple Complex, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Egyptian Temple Complex, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Egypt. Group of Minarets, ca. 1865. Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah.

Cairo Citadel. Interior of the Al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qala'un (or Qalawun) Mosque, ca. 1865. Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah.

Temple Complex at Karnak, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Temple Complex at Karnak, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Cairo. Citadel and Mosque of Mohammed Ali, ca. 1860. Photographer: Wilhelm Hammerschmidt.

Giza. Pyramid of Khafre and Sphinx, ca. 1865.

Giza. Pyramids of Khafre and Menkaure (Chefren and Mykerinus), ca. 1865. Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah.

Cairo. Citadel and Mamluk Tombs, ca. 1865. Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah.

Egyptian Temple Complex, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Karnak. "The Sanctuary", ca. 1865.

Coptic Houses, Cairo, ca. 1860. Photographer: Wilhelm Hammerschmidt

Karnak. Temple of Amon, Hypostyle Hall, ca. 1865.

Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior, Staircase), ca. 1865.

Egyptian Temple Complex, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Egyptian Temple Complex, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

Karnak. Festival Hall, ca. 1865.

Cairo. Mameluke House, ca. 1865.

Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior), ca. 1865.

Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior), ca. 1865.

Cairo. Tombs of the Khalifs, ca. 1865. Photographer: J. Pascal Sébah

Temple Complex at Luxor, ca. 1914. Photographer: Kofler.

(via Cornell University Library)






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