Lower Egypt


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Lower Egypt

one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt: consists of the Nile Delta
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"Travels to Upper and Lower Egypt" is another rare book written by the French naturalist, Sonnini de Manoncourt in 1799, and "Histoire de Mehemet-Ali," a book chronicling the era of Mohammed Ali, by Paul Mouriez who documented all the living conditions at that era, with handwritten portraits included at the book.
Around 28 train journeys were scheduled to shuttle between Cairo and Lower Egypt, the north of the country, on the first day of the service return after approval from the security agencies.
Hi-tech scanning of the beads, discovered by British archaeologists in the Lower Egypt village of el-Gerzeh in 1911, shows the metal came from a rock in outer space, they said.
The experts warned that continued drops in foreign reserve may drive international institutions to lower Egypt's credit rating.
Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, an aide to Hawass, said that the discovery was "very important" because it will add to the history of a great archaeological site in Lower Egypt.
In the same way Upper Egypt (that is, the southern part of the country) is further 'up' the Nile than Lower Egypt (the delta area).
The 17 chapters of this volume of the Annales offer reports on excavations, analysis of a sculpture of Isis from Canopus, the astronomical situation of temples in lower Egypt and the Siwa Oasis, and the computed tomographic evaluation of the mummified King Tut.
Ken-Amun's tomb is that first Ramesside tomb to be discovered in Lower Egypt and is built from mud brick, consisting of a rectangular room with a stone-domed ceiling.
The mission led by Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, head of Antiquities of Lower Egypt, discovered the remains of a temple of Queen Berenike, the wife of King Ptolemy III who ruled Egypt between 246 and 222 BC, in the Kom al-Dikka area in Alexandria.
The statue was one of a set that stood on the north side of the peristyle court of the temple, and shows Amenhotep III (reigned 1386-49BC) wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt.
Within a century of the expulsion of the foreign Hyksos rulers and the reuniting of Upper and Lower Egypt into the New Kingdom, Hatshepsut restored temples and the ritual calendar; built new temples; and re-established trade with the Horn of Africa, the Near East, and Crete and the Aegean Islands.
From The Cathedral of te Holy Virgin in Port Said, Lower Egypt, to The Tomb of Ibrahim and Girgis al-Guhari in Old Cairo, to The Monastery of the Archangel Gabriel in Fayyum, Upper Egypt, to Churches in Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple in Luxor, "The Churches Of Egypt" is a truly extraordinary volume that with the inclusion of a Glossary, Notes, Bibliographic References, Bibliography, and Index, make it a welcome and enthusiastically recommended addition to personal and academic library collections, as well as being an especially appropriate 'Memorial Fund' acquisition selection for community libraries.

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