Islamic Art and Architecture
and scenes from contemporary life
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An experiment in rural Egypt, Hassan Fathy's famous 1940s project to create a new community for the people of Gourna near the Valley of the Kings.
Life Along the Nile
These images, while not related to art or architecture, were taken to provide a glimpse of life along the Nile in contemporary rural Egypt. These images were taken between Luxor and Aswan.
felucca regatta at Aswan