Category: egypt

Egypt and the Nile, August 25, 1965, as seen f…

Egypt and the Nile, August 25, 1965, as seen from the Gemini 5 spacecraft as it orbited the Earth. (NASA)

August 24, 1965 – Orbiting high above Earth, N…

August 24, 1965 – Orbiting high above Earth, NASA’s Gemini 5 capsule passes over the Red Sea between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. (NASA/ASU)

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June …

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June 5, 1965, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft. (NASA/University of Arizona)

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from th…

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft, June 5, 1965. (NASA/University of Arizona)

The pyramids of Giza, Egypt, 1959, photographe…

The pyramids of Giza, Egypt, 1959, photographed by Eliot Elisofon.

(Smithsonian)

Polychrome low relief in the tomb of Ptahhotep…

Polychrome low relief in the tomb of Ptahhotep, Saqqara, Egypt, 1965, photo by Eliot Elisofon.

(Smithsonian)

Aerial view of the step pyramid of Djoser in t…

Aerial view of the step pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, 1965, photo by Eliot Elisofon. (Smithsonian)

The Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, Egypt, …

The Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, Egypt, 1959, photo by Eliot Elisofon.

(Smithsonian)

March 24, 2014 – The vegetation-rich Nile Rive…

March 24, 2014 – The vegetation-rich Nile River and delta region in Egypt, observed by the Proba-V satellite. (ESA)

March 23, 1910 – Ancient Luxor in Egypt, photo…

March 23, 1910 – Ancient Luxor in Egypt, photographed during Teddy Roosevelt’s trip to Africa. (Harvard Library)