The Wandering Scot

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Egypt 2017

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Alexandria

Alexandria Harbor, Egypt 2017
Alexandria Harbor
Fort Quaitbey, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Fort Quaitbey
Fort Quaitbey, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Fort Quaitbey
Fort Quaitbey, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Fort Quaitbey
Fort Quaitbey, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Fort Quaitbey

Bibliotheca Alexandira

New Library of Alexandria, Egypt 2017
New Library of Alexandria

National Museum

Serapis, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Serapis
Lord of Dandera (Roman era), Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Lord of Dandera (Roman era)
Head of Akhenaten, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Head of Akhenaten
Statue of a Scribe (Old Kingdom), Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Statue of a Scribe (Old Kingdom)

Pomepy's Column

30 meter granite column, actually dedicated to Diocletian.
Ruins of Serapeum, etc., Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Ruins of Serapeum, etc.
Restored Tunnel, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Restored Tunnel
Replica of Apis Bull, Alexandria, Egypt 2017
Replica of Apis Bull

Cairo

Giza: Pyramids & Sphinx

Great Pyramid Entrance, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Great Pyramid Entrance
Down into the Great Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Down into the Great Pyramid
Great Pyramid Tomb Chamber, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Great Pyramid Tomb Chamber

Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Egyptian Museum
Menkaure, Hathor, Goddess (~2480 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Menkaure, Hathor, Goddess (~2480 BC)
Ramses II, remodeled as Merenptah, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Ramses II, remodeled as Merenptah
King Chephren (aka Khafra)(~2500 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
King Chephren (aka Khafra)(~2500 BC)
Seated Scribe (~2400 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Seated Scribe (~2400 BC)
Copper statue of Pepi I (~2300 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Copper statue of Pepi I (~2300 BC)
Hatshepsut (~1450 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut (~1450 BC)
Hatshepsut (~1450 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut (~1450 BC)
Akhenaten (~1340 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Akhenaten (~1340 BC)
Akhenaten (~1340 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Akhenaten (~1340 BC)
Akhenaten's Coffin Lid (~1334), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Akhenaten's Coffin Lid (~1334)
Akhenaten's Coffin Lid (~1334), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Akhenaten's Coffin Lid (~1334)
Tanis Royal Funeral Mask (~1000 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Tanis Royal Funeral Mask (~1000 BC)
Tanis Funeral mask, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Tanis Funeral mask
One of the outer shrines of Tutankhamun's Sarcophagus, Cairo, Egypt 2017
One of the outer shrines of Tutankhamun's Sarcophagus
Throne of Tutankhamun (~1330 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Throne of Tutankhamun (~1330 BC)
Tutankhamun Chest with Pharaoh slaughtering his enemies, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Tutankhamun Chest with Pharaoh slaughtering his enemies
Tutankhamun Bed, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Tutankhamun Bed
Tutankhamun Bed, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Tutankhamun Bed
Counting Cattle (~1800 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Counting Cattle (~1800 BC)
Carpenter's Shop (~1800 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Carpenter's Shop (~1800 BC)
Egyptian Spearmen (~2000 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Egyptian Spearmen (~2000 BC)
Numbian Archers (~2000 BC), Cairo, Egypt 2017
Numbian Archers (~2000 BC)

Dashur, Memphis and Sakkara

Red Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Red Pyramid
Red Pyramid Entrance, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Red Pyramid Entrance
Red Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Red Pyramid
Red Pyramid: Inner Chamber, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Red Pyramid: Inner Chamber
Red Pyramid: Tomb Chamber, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Red Pyramid: Tomb Chamber
Bent Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Bent Pyramid
Bent Pyramid: Smooth limestone casing, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Bent Pyramid: Smooth limestone casing
Memphis: Giant Ramses II, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Memphis: Giant Ramses II
Giant Ramses II, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Giant Ramses II
Sphinx of Memphis ~1200 BC, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Sphinx of Memphis ~1200 BC
Step Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Step Pyramid
Scotsman at Step Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Scotsman at Step Pyramid
Temple ruin at Step Pyramid, Cairo, Egypt 2017
Temple ruin at Step Pyramid

Cairo to Luxor

Cairo Ramses Station, Egypt 2017
Cairo Ramses Station
Cairo Ramses Station, Egypt 2017
Cairo Ramses Station
128 miles S of Cairo, Egypt 2017
128 miles S of Cairo
142 miles NW of Abydos, Cairo, Egypt 2017
142 miles NW of Abydos
123 miles NW of Abydos, Cairo, Egypt 2017
123 miles NW of Abydos
106 miles NW of Abydos, Cairo, Egypt 2017
106 miles NW of Abydos

Luxor

Nile at Luxor, Egypt 2017
Nile at Luxor
Winter Palace Hotel, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Winter Palace Hotel

Karnak

The Nile at Karnak, Luxor, Egypt 2017
The Nile at Karnak

Luxor Temple

Luxor: East Bank

Colossus of Memnon (~1350 BC), Luxor, Egypt 2017
Colossus of Memnon (~1350 BC)
Entrance to Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Entrance to Valley of the Kings
Tomb of Ramses VI, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI: Ceiling, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tomb of Ramses VI: Ceiling
Tomb of Ramses VI, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tomb of Ramses VI
Route to Thuthmosis III's Tomb, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Route to Thuthmosis III's Tomb
Tausert & Setnakht Tomb, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tausert & Setnakht Tomb
Tausert & Setnakht Tomb, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tausert & Setnakht Tomb
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Hatshepsut Funerary Temple
Funerary Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Funerary Temple of Ramses III
Funerary Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Funerary Temple of Ramses III
Funerary Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Funerary Temple of Ramses III
Funerary Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Funerary Temple of Ramses III
Funerary Temple of Ramses III, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Funerary Temple of Ramses III

Luxor Museum

Head of Goddess Hathor (~1340 BC0, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Head of Goddess Hathor (~1340 BC0
Thutmosis III (~1340 BC), Luxor, Egypt 2017
Thutmosis III (~1340 BC)
Tutankhamun hunting/training chariot, Luxor, Egypt 2017
Tutankhamun hunting/training chariot
Akhenaton (~1360), Luxor, Egypt 2017
Akhenaton (~1360)

Aswan

Nile at Aswan, Egypt 2017
Nile at Aswan
The "Unfinished Obelisk", Aswan, Egypt 2017
The "Unfinished Obelisk"
Elephantine Island: Satet Temple, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Elephantine Island: Satet Temple

Nubian Museum

High Priest Horemakhet, 25th Dynasty Egyptian style, but ", Aswan, Egypt 2017
High Priest Horemakhet, 25th Dynasty
Egyptian style, but "Kushite" features.
Ramses II, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Ramses II
Ram Mummy, for Khunom, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Ram Mummy, for Khunom

Aswan Dam

View North from Aswan Dam, Egypt 2017
View North from Aswan Dam
Lake Nasser, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Lake Nasser
Soviet-Egyptian Engineering Monument Lotus leaves, holding up a, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Soviet-Egyptian Engineering Monument
Lotus leaves, holding up a cog wheel.
Soviet and Egptian Emblems, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Soviet and Egptian Emblems
Aswan Dam from Lake Nasser, Egypt 2017
Aswan Dam from Lake Nasser

Relocated Philae Island

Temple of Isis, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Temple of Isis
Trajan's Kiosk, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Trajan's Kiosk
Steel markers show original temple site, Aswan, Egypt 2017
Steel markers show original temple site

Abu Simbel

The specially created hill., Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
The specially created hill.
Scotsman at Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Scotsman at Abu Simbel
Temple of Hathor, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Temple of Hathor
Temple of Hathor, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Temple of Hathor
Pharaoh bowshots his enemies., Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Pharaoh bowshots his enemies.
Pharaoh smites an enemy, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Pharaoh smites an enemy
It is good to be Pharaoh, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
It is good to be Pharaoh
Pharoaoh's enemies.  It is bad to displease Pharaoh!, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Pharoaoh's enemies. It is bad to displease Pharaoh!
Moving Pharaoh (1), Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Moving Pharaoh (1)
Moving Pharaoh (2), Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Moving Pharaoh (2)
Sculpture commemorating the transfer., Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Sculpture commemorating the transfer.
A natural "pyramid" across Lake nasser, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
A natural "pyramid" across Lake nasser
Two Nile ferries, Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Two Nile ferries
Squeezing on to the ferry., Abu Simbel, Egypt 2017
Squeezing on to the ferry.

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