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The Bahr Yusuf

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This short chapter discusses historical evidence for the existence of the Bahr-Yusuf and its head on the main Nile.


Tuna al-Gebel: Millions of Ibises and Other Animals

Dieter Kessler and Abd el Halim Nur el-Din

in Divine Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774248580
eISBN:
9781936190010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248580.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Tuna al-Gebel refers to a natural low-lying basin that was originally regularly filled with water by the inundation of the river-canal of the Bahr Yusuf. A shift to a semiarid climate, resulting in ... More


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