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Images in this gallery cover modern Luxor, general agriculture and photos not specific to other groups such as the recent excavations of the Sphinx Avenue, the alabaster factory and workers and the residential houses bordering the various roads to the main sites. It also includes the balloon flights and views from the balloon.
Luxor Alabaster Workers EG02096jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Luxor Thebes Theban West Bank tourism alabaster factory workers traditional skills perhaps showing the many visitors to this part of ancient Egypt some of the techniques used by ancient Egyptians working alabaster crystal stone. These stops such as papyrus, perfumes, carpet making all give the visitor a chance to purchase souvenirs while no doubt imparting some idea of how the ancients did make the artefacts found in tombs. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West, Bank, Gurna, Qurna, Qurnah, Qurnat, Mura’I, Shaykh, Abd al-Qurnah; Sheikh Abd, el-Qurna, alabaster, working, workers, techniques, skills, stone, factory, tourism, landscape
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Luxor City & Misc West Bank
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Luxor Alabaster Workers EG02096jhp
Upload Date: Sunday, October 27, 2002
Photo Size: 12.8 MB; 5219x3614 pixels
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Egypt Egyptian Luxor Thebes Theban West Bank tourism alabaster factory

workers traditional skills perhaps showing the many visitors to this part of ancient Egypt some of the techniques used by ancient Egyptians working alabaster crystal stone. These stops such as papyrus, perfumes, carpet making all give the visitor a chance to purchase souvenirs while no doubt imparting some idea of how the ancients did make the artefacts found in tombs.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, Thebes, Theban, West, Bank, Gurna, Qurna, Qurnah, Qurnat, MuraI, Shaykh, Abd al-Qurnah; Sheikh Abd, el-Qurna, alabaster, working, workers, techniques, skills, stone, factory, tourism, landscape
 


 

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