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Camels and Tourists at the Pyramids of Giza (Gizeh)

Description: View of the Pyramid of Khafre, looking northwest, with a tourist camel in the foreground.
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Date: -2575/-2465
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Ensemble - Egyptian Traditional Ensemble

Description: Egyptian Ensemble. A) Galabeya. Full-length galabeya of black cotton, with rounded neckline cut at base to for a shallow "V". Caftan style, with long sleeves and slit from hem upwards on right side. Front of galabeya with embroidered and applique decoration. Around neck and front of bodice is floral decoration and scrolls in gold, greens, red, and blue, and central shield-shaped gold satin applique piece with embroidered scroll work in gold and blue. Lower part of galabeya with matching, but inverted similar gold satin appliques with embroidered scrolls, and embroidered floral forms. Long sleeves with thin rectangular embroidered gold bands along wrist. Unlined. B) Head Scarf. Rectangle of fine red fabric, lower edge scalloped. Upper edge with sewn border incorporating spaced gold cylindrical beads. Ends of scarf and scalloped area of lower edge with thin crocheted/sewn band with spaced gold tear-drop beads and simulated gold coins. Applied to center of scarf are two bands of red crocheted/knitted net with gold spherical beads and pendant simulated gold coins.
Date: 1975/2000

Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

Description: Nubian Ensemble. A) Jirjara robe (Nubian-style young woman's galabeyah) of sheer black machine-made lace with scattered "tendrils" of various sized dots all-over which extend from hem upwards. Full-length, with rounded neckline and slight "V" at front. Full-length sleeves flaring to wrist. B) Under-dress of white cotton embroidered with ancient Egyptian-inspired motifs, including lotus blossoms. Full-length, with rounded neckline with small "V" at front. Neckline edged with green embroidery. Short sleeves edged with similar green embroidery, as are the short slits from the hem upwards. "Bib" at front of upper part of dress with green, yellow, blue, red, and pink embroidery of stylized lotus, scrolls, border lines, etc. Front of skirt with large embroidered motif of lotus(?) growing from bowl, with other blossoms around, in same colors. Back is plain. Unlined. C) Head scarf of very fine black fabric. Triangular in shape, with edging of simulated gold-colored coins. With suite of costume jewelery of gold-colored metal hung with faux coins, consisting of: 1) Necklace. Simple gold chain suspending triangular "net" of gold quaterfoil-shaped links hung with tiers of faux coins. Simple hook fastener. "Cascade" style. 2) Headpiece (?). Formed of two linked triangles of net with 6-lobed openwork links, hung with tiers of faux coins. At center point is large heart-shaped pendant hung with fringe of coins on short beaded strands. 3) Earrings. Pair. Simple hook suspends horizontal bar from which hangs a triangular "cascade" of tiers of faux gold coins hung on a net of quatrefoil-shaped links. 4) Bracelet. Cuff-style openwork wire bracelet with fringe of tiny spherical bells. 5) Bracelet. Cuff-style bracelet of openwork metal hung with a triangular "cascade" of tiers of faux gold coins hung on a net of quatrefoil-shaped links.
Date: 1975/2010
Creator: Nubian Peoples

Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

Description: Nubian Ensemble. A) Jirjara robe (Nubian-style young woman's galabeya) of sheer black machine made lace with floral pattern woven into the lace. Full-length, with rounded neckline. Wide rounded, almost boat-neckline edged with row of large, spaced golden discs. A second row of gold discs runs slightly lower across upper chest. Long sleeves with slight cuffs. Dropped waist with wide horizontal pin-tucks. Skirt gathered into sewn band just below bottom pin-tuck. B) Under-dress of blue cotton printed with ancient Egyptian-inspired motifs including lotus and flying birds, done in gold, red, and black. Full-length, with "keyhole" neckline, lower part of keyhole with scalloped edge. Slits at side seams from hem up to mid-calf. Very short sleeves. Garment cut to create very slight "A"-line shape, by cutting in under arms. Unlined. C) Head scarf of very fine black fabric. Triangular in shape, with edging of crochet/knitting of black yarn threaded with small clear crystal/glass cylindrical beads. Outer edge of beaded loop "tassels" of the same beads.
Date: 1970/2010
Creator: Nubian Peoples

Library of Alexandria Complex, Conference Center

Description: The view is of the northwest facade with attached pyramidal structures.
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Date: 1991
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view of the southwest glassed side shows the cafeteria wing that is pierced by a pedestrian walkway and supported by massive pillars.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view is extremely close showing the detail texture on the encircling wall.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.

Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view is towards the east and shows a close detail of the texture of the encircling wall next to the moat-like pool.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view shows an interior display area inside the library.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.

Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view show the encircling architecture which links the base to the roof. The view is from the south. The surface of the wall is etched with text in various languages and hieroglyphics.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: A close interior view reveals the cylindrical concrete columns with metal bands, lighting and patterned square wall details.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.

Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The raking view skyward shows the various alphabets and symbols incised into the granite encircling wall.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view down from above shows many desks on the lower level and lighted shelving.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.

Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The interior view shows an artwork in one of the display areas and windows above.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.

Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: A close detail shows the various texts, alphabets and symbols incised into the granite encircling wall.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The interior view shows a curving wall with square cut-out texture, upper levels and work stations.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view is of the plaza area on the northwest side, adjacent and open to the corniche.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The close detail shows the ceiling construction and the various elements and the ways in which they meet.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The interior view shows an upper overlook level, pillars and blue and green lighting decoration on the ceiling.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Description: Closer aerial view of the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut from SE of temple in setting. From the New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
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Date: -1479/-1458
Creator: Senmut

Pyramids of Giza (Gizeh), Khafre

Description: View of the Pyramid of Khafre, looking north, with a tourist camel-train in the foreground.
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Date: -2575/-2465
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Pyramids of Giza (Gizeh), Khafre and Menkaure

Description: This view is of the Pyramid Khafre on the right and on the left is the Pyramid of Menkaure. In the foreground of this view is a camel's head.
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Date: -2575/-2465
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