Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert with an account, ancient and modern, of the oasis of Amun, and the other oases now under the dominion of the pasha of Egypt. by G. A. Hoskins

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Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Libyan Desert,
  • El Khargeh

Subjects:

  • Libyan Desert -- Antiquities,
  • El Khargeh -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Nos. 297-299 repeated in paging.

Book details

Other titlesGreat Oasis, Visit to the.
StatementBy G. A. Hoskins. With a map, and twenty plates.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT73.O15 H8
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 338 (i.e. 341) p.
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6953500M
LC Control Number05009441
OCLC/WorldCa4392956

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The Red Oasis by CHARLES ROSHER. £ If you wish to visit, please contact us to book. Hibis Temple, tucked away in the remote Khargeh Oasis, contains the longest monumental hymns to Amun-Re ever carved in hieroglyphs. These religious texts, inscribed during the reign of Darius I, drew upon a large variety of New Kingdom sources, and later they served as sources for the Graeco-Roman hymns at Esna Temple.

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The Lost Oases: Being a narrative account of the author's explorations into the more remote parts of the Libyan Desert and his rediscovery of two lost oases. Hoskins, G.A. Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert. London, p. Rohlfs G. Drei Monate in der Libyschen wüste (Three months in the Libyan Desert).

On the northbound leg they traverse the southern Libyan Desert, continue to Uweinat, pass the western side of the Gilf, then traverse the Great Sand Sea to reach Siwa. A member of the party, Michael Mason described his experience in his book 'The Paradise of Fools'.

Travels in Ethiopia appeared in and Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert in The latter provides a great many insights about Hay's life in Egypt and his method of working.

Both books were illustrated with Hoskins's own drawings as well as drawings by his artist, Luchese Bandoni.

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New York: Roy Publishers, King, W.J. Harding. “The Libyan Desert from Native Information”. Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). The Geographical Journal v42 (Jul-Dec). Discover Great Sand Sea Glass of the Libyan Desert in Qesm Al Wahat Ad Dakhlah, Egypt: Even King Tut was intrigued by the glass of the Great Sand Sea.

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Fayoum is famous for its palm trees and magnificent greenery and plants scenes. The Fayoum was inhabited since prehistoric times.

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