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Northward down the Nile

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9789774164859
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971273 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0007
Northward down the Nile

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When the time came to return, their boats were carried northwards by the flow of the river. They stopped more often, and moored at the towns including Luxor (the Thebes of the past) and the great sites of the West bank which they had passed wistfully as they sailed south to Nubia.

Keywords: Temple of Komombo; Edfou; rowing; Assuan; river; Asyut; boat; Cairo

Chapter.  4680 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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