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Boats on the Nile. Kairo.

Photogr. Artistique G. Lekegian & Cicirca 1900

Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum

BOATS ON THE NILE

Prior to the first Aswan Dam being built in 1902, the Nile was unregulated and flooded every summer. The mud from the river fertilised the arable land surrounding it, but at the same time the currents on the Nile during the floods were too strong to sail on.

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  • Title: Boats on the Nile. Kairo.
  • Creator: Photogr. Artistique G. Lekegian & Ci
  • Date Created: circa 1900
  • Original Language: Swedish
  • Subject Keywords: Tourism, Egypt, Cairo, River Nile, Boats, Sweden
  • Original Source: Image number: DIG 8040
  • Rights: Public Domain

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