Egyptians (9 Subjects)
Interior of an Abyssinian library, in the Monastery of Souriani on the Natron Lakes.
Egyptian in the Nizam dress.
View of the Pyramids of Saqqara from the Nile, at the time of the Nile floods.
The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
The entrance to the Great Pyramis.
Dance on the west bank of the Nile. On the foreground, two French travellers. The governors of the small vessels are smoking and drinking coffee while sitting on the ground, as are doing two dervishes and their servants farther away. According to Olivier's description, the scene depicts Egyptians dancing a war dance and a more sensual dance.
Jacob Breuning and his companion Carlier de Pinon on their way from Alexandria to Rosetta, accompanied by their Jewish interpreter, Raphael. In the background Egyptians collecting dates.