National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994

-- Focus on Egypt --


Included in the 210,000 pages of National Geographic Magazine Archive are articles spanning a real wealth of subjects, cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment are all covered, as is content from the world over.

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Recent Discoveries in Egypt
National Geographic Magazine, November 01, 1901

Tomb excavations at Abydos yield ancient treasures and shed light on Egyptian history 2,000 years before the building of the pyramids
The Route Over Which Moses Led the Children of Israel Out of Egypt
National Geographic Magazine, December 01, 1909

The desert of the Exodus has an actual existence upon the face of the Earth, the author says, and it is being mapped, studied, and photographed.
The Resurrection of Ancient Egypt 
National Geographic Magazine, September 01, 1913

Archaeologists take a systematic approach as they unearth artefacts of an ancient civilization. The result is that today they can piece together a coherent picture of the history and life of ancient Egyptians.
Reconstructing Egypt's History
National Geographic Magazine, September 01, 1913

The filling of the Aswan Dam has reclaimed a million acres of tillable land but threatens important archaeological sites. While rushing to salvage what we can, we learn for the first time about the lives of the commoners and royalty of ancient Egypt.
War Meets Peace in Egypt
National Geographic Magazine, April 01, 1942

Though not officially at war, Egypt nonetheless suffers air raid bombings and welcomes Allied troops that try to prevent Axis invasion.
Cairo, Troubled Capital of the Arab World
National Geographic Magazine, May 01, 1972

Egypt's city of the ages copes with overpopulation, poverty, a plague of flies, and the explosive discord in the Middle East.
Egypt's Desert of Promise
National Geographic Magazine, February 01, 1982

Underground water may seem someday green half a million acres of the Western Desert, driest part of the Sahara. Geologist Farouk El-Baz and photographer George Gerster report on the strategic wasteland between Libya and the Nile.
Finding a Pharaoh's Funeral Bark
National Geographic Magazine, April 01, 1988

Scientists penetrate a crypt near Egypt's Great Pyramid to reveal a sacred craft unseen for 4,600 years.

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