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Luxor and the West Bank—the Thebes of Old

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/9789774164859.003.0008
Luxor and the West Bank—the Thebes of Old

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Many travelers in the days of sail stopped only briefly at Luxor when going south, spending a much longer time there and on the west bank while sailing north—carried along by the flow of the river toward the end of their time in Egypt.

Keywords: Thebes; Luxor; travelers; sail; Luxor; river; Red Sea; Karnak

Chapter.  10815 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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