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Siwa Oasis, its history and antiquities.

Ahmed Fakhry

Siwa Oasis, its history and antiquities.

by Ahmed Fakhry

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Published by Govt. Press, Bulâq in Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Service des antiquités de l"Egypte

SeriesThe Egyptian deserts
ContributionsEgypt. Maṣlaḥat al-Āthār.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT154.S5 F3
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 185 p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6104185M
LC Control Number51050232
OCLC/WorldCa26637101

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The largest of the oases ” Kharga Oasis “ Kharga, the largest of the oases, rose to prominence as the penultimate stop on “The Forty Days Road”, the infamous slave-trade route between Sudan and Egypt.. Today the modern, sprawling city of El-Kharga is capital of the New Valley governorate, which covers Kharga, Dakhla and Farafra city lacks charm, but its .   Conny Waters - - Two Roman tombs have been unearthed during excavation work at Beer El-Shaghala site in Mut village in Dakhla Oasis, Egypt. The walls of the two uncompleted tombs are painted in bright colors with religious scenes. Mostafa Waziri, the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, explains that the first tomb has a .

American Publishers (PROSE) Awards winner for Best Archaeology & Anthropology Book. For most of the modern world, ancient Nubia seems an unknown and enigmatic land. Only a handful of archaeologists have studied its history or unearthed the Nubian cities, temples, and cemeteries that once dotted the landscape of southern Egypt and northern. Siwa Oasis, translated by: Jaballah Ali Jaballah, Revised by Mohammed Jamal al-Din Mokhtar, the Ministry of Culture, the Egyptian Antiquities Authority Jan Ahmed Fakhry.


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book. Beginning with a survey of the deserts and oases of Egypt, the book moves on to look at contemporary life in Siwa, then traces its history from palaeolithic times to the present, and concludes with a documentation of the antiquities of the : Ahmed Fakhry.

In this already classic work, renowned archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry reviews Siwa's past and present. Beginning with a survey of the deserts and oases of Egypt, the book moves on to look at contemporary life in Siwa, then traces its history from palaeolithic times to the present, and concludes with a documentation of the antiquities of the oasis.5/5(2).

Siwa, once the most mysterious of all Egypt's oases, is also the most fascinating. It's history has not only been shaped by all major civilisations, but also by the contrast of the surrounding desert with the lush soil of the oasis setting.

Siwa, like other Western Oasis, has had a number of different names over the millenniums. It was called Santariya by the ancient. In fact, there is almost nothing known of the Siwa Oasis during Egypt's ancient history. There have been no monuments its history and antiquities.

book dating from the Old, Middle or New Kingdoms. It may have been colonized during the reign of Ramesses III, but evidence only exists beginning with the 26th Dynasty that it was part of the Egyptian empire.

Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. dj has heavy edge wear and light soil, numerous short edge tears, corners bumped, binding tight, pages unmarked, xiv + pages including index, history, culture and archeological finds in the Siwa Oasis during the s, bw illustrations Size: x Seller Inventory #   In this already classic work, renowned archaeologist Ahmed Fakhry reviews Siwa's past and present.

Beginning with a survey of the deserts and oases of Egypt, the book moves on to look at contemporary life in Siwa, then traces its history from palaeolithic times to the present, and concludes with a documentation of the antiquities of the oasis/5(11).

The oasis of Siwa was famed in antiquity for its Oracle of Amun, consulted by Alexander the Great. Today, Siwa is known for its fine dates and its unique way of life.

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xii, p.: ill. ; 37 cm. Sīwah Oasis (Egypt) Siwah Oasis (Egypt). Remains of a Graeco-Roman temple dated to the Greco-Roman period ( BC - AD) have been unearthed at the Al-Salam archaeological site, about 50km east of the Siwa Oasis. The discovery was made by an Egyptian team of archaeologists from the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

The team uncovered the front part of the temple as well as parts of its. Siwa Past and Present [Abd El-Aziz Abd El-Rahman Aldumairy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Siwa Oasis is undergoing a decisive change in its traditional life style. Fakhry published the first comprehensive account of the Siwa Oasis in More than sixty years have passed since that time. Abd El-Aziz Abd El-Rahman Aldumairy. A. Fakhry: Siwa Oasis: Its History and Antiquities (Cairo, ).

'Recent Excavations at the Temple of the Oracle at Siwa Oasis' in Agyptischen Bauforschung und Altertumskunde, Vol. 12 (Wiesbaden, ), pp. The discovery was later confirmed and reported to the Siwa Council of Antiquities on Septem during the fall equinox.

Desert stars over Siwa Oasis (Mohamed Ashal / Flickr) Siwa and the Key to the Solar Gate. Upon the mention of Ancient Egyptian civilization, people often think of cities like Giza, Luxor or : Enas El Masry.

Siwa Oasis – A magical land of stunning nature landscapes that can’t be missed. There is something enigmatic about Siwa casting a spell on its visitors to always come back. Alexandria – The vibrant city, located on the Mediterranean coast in.

Siwa Oasis Overview. Many small attached oasis are linked to Siwa like Garet Om Al Saghir, Al Qattra, Al Bahrian, Satra, and Al Arg from the East side, and Al Lig, Al Maraqy, Om Esha, Dahabeuya, om Al Ghazlan, and Shyata from the west side.

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One of the most beautiful hidden places in Egypt is the Siwa Oasis. It is famous for being a piece of heaven, a greenish spot in the ocean of Sahara sand.

The place is very ancient and extremely enchanting with its own history and culture, there was found a human footprint that is thought to date back three million years, making it one of the oldest human.

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Escape the crowds and experience the holiday of a lifetime at the Siwa Safari Gardens Hotel in far-off Siwa Oasis/5(46). oasis and its identity. Research Objectives: 1. Introduce Siwa Oasis through the various cultural stages and its moral and physical heritage.

Monitor the steps of applying to Siwa studios grant, its procedures, and classification of artistic works in various sessions. Analyze samples of artistic works in different sessions. : Reem Assem Saleh. Siwa Oasis Breakfast at your hotel. Full guided day tour.

We begin at The Oracle of Amun, Cleopatra’s Bath, a hot water well famous for its healing properties. Then we visit the Temple of Amun, Gebel al Mawta (The Hill of the Dead,), and Shaly (Siwa’s ancient city).Sunset at Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island). Escorted to your hotel.

Day for its history, but because of its natural beauty and its people's culture and traditions. Siwa Siwa had bee n known by a host of names throu gh the ce ntu ries; there are m any speculations.Beginning with a survey of the deserts and oases of Egypt, the book moves on to look at contemporary life in Siwa, then traces its history from palaeolithic times to the present, and concludes with a documentation of the antiquities of the oasis.

Volume 2. The Bahariya Oasis is the northernmost oasis of Egypt.