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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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item
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Today, marine fishing using beach seine nets, the ali net, and the more recent purse seine nets used by trawlers is a key aspect of coastal life, with the months between June and September being particularly productive for fishermen." "Modern canoes are often upward of 33 feet long and are principally powered by outboard motors, though paddles may...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
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item
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Exiting the colonnade through the gateway at its southern end, visitors enter the large peristyle sun court of Amenhotep III. Subsidiary doorways located near three of its corners offer alternative access. The sun court was not part of the core temple originally planned and executed by Amenhotep III, which stood on the stone platform or base immed...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Dahshūr is an ancient site known for its five pyramids, located on the West bank of the Nile. Two pyramids were built in the 4th dynasty by King Snefru (2575-2551 BCE). The earliest of those two is commonly known as the Bent Pyramid, because of a change in angle during construction, and is the only pyramid that has two entrances. The remaining thre...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"When Muhammad Ali (1805-52) set out to modernize Egypt by transforming water into wealth through the cultivation of cotton -an important export crop that needed water- dams were constructed to provide for perennial irrigation." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. During his trip to E...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Built in 1892 on the foundations of a collapsed eleventh-century predecessor, the Ben Ezra Synagogue is the source of one of the greatest manuscript finds in modern history, some 140,000 pages of medieval texts retrieved in 1896 from the synagogue's geniza. In the early 1980s the relatively modest two-story structure, bordered on the east by a Rom...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Built in 1892 on the foundations of a collapsed eleventh-century predecessor, the Ben Ezra Synagogue is the source of one of the greatest manuscript finds in modern history, some 140,000 pages of medieval texts retrieved in 1896 from the synagogue's geniza. In the early 1980s the relatively modest two-story structure, bordered on the east by a Rom...

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Dates:
1941
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item
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1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 50.5 x 76 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Main Image: Map of the world showing the location of British Naval bases across the world Other Image(s): 1) British sailing warship with a modern warship 2) Sailor & mermaid

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Virgin Islands Program 1990 Washington, D.C.
Reovan, Kenneth L.
Reovan, Kenneth L.
Reovan, Leslie A. (field worker)
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Dates:
1990 March 6
Level:
item
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1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1990
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The rectangular hall with eight engaged columns which marks the end of the Entrance Colonnade is connected with the practice of dividing visitors into classes according to status: The most important person (the living king) or persons should pass through the middle (or main) passage, while the less important must make their way to the right or the...

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