Gizeh


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Gizeh,

Egypt: see GizaGiza,
 Gizeh
, or Al Jizah
, city (1990 est. pop. 2,680,500), capital of Giza governorate, N Egypt, surburb of Cairo. It is a manufacturing and agricultural trade center. Products include textiles, cigarettes, and apparel.
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At present the Mercedes-Benz dealer network consists of authorised sales and after-sales companies in Cairo, Gizeh, Alexandria and Hurghada.
Natural, soft nubuck leather in fresh, summery colors is used in the Arizona and Gizeh models.
Petrie, The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh, Field and Tuer, London, UK, 1883.
No segundo caso, os anacronismos son deliberados, como o feito por de que Obelix fose o responsabel da mutilacion da grande Esfinxe de Gizeh, de que Asterix descubrise America ou de que inventase o te e as patacas fritas.
Lieux de visite Parmi les visites, les etudiants ont d'abord pu apprecier l'architecture pharaonique, l'architecture islamique lors de leurs deplacements a Dahshur, Saqqarah, Gizeh et dans le Caire islamique.
This dimensional reality perhaps has a parallel in the several discoveries of scientific precision relating to the location and design of various elements on the Egyptian pyramids of Gizeh. In a presentation by the National Geographic institution on this and other minor pyramids of Egypt, ducts positioned on the faces of the pyramids were discovered to have existed for reasons contrary to those centuries earlier ascribed.
Constance Fenimore Woolson, the grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper and a prolific author in her own right, was wandering through Cairo's Gizeh Museum in 1890 when she came upon a giggling, chatting group of "Cairo ladies" who were also exploring its collection of antiquities.
Segun Herodoto (siglo V antes de Cristo), a quien se debe por primera vez la descripcion del mundo antiguo, en su obra Historiae, la primera escrita en prosa griega, describe como los esclavos encargados de la construccion de la piramide de Gizeh eran alimentados con ajos y, en efecto, los jeroglificos egipcios muestran a los obreros de las piramides comiendo ajos pues se les atribuian propiedades fortificantes y vigorizantes.
(75) Now, Browne and Jerichau did produce what could be called ethnographic paintings, namely Moorish Girl with Parakeet (1875) and Egyptian Pottery Seller near Gizeh (1876-78)--paintings that were unsurprisingly, Lewis writes, not received with the same attention or notoriety as the painters' harem representations.
Only the three at Gizeh have withstood the thousands of years."