Photos Of Egypt Way Back When That You Have Never Seen Before

Princess Fawzia of Iran She was the daughter of King Fuad and sister of King Farouk, and was married to the Shah of Iran. This matching suite of diamonds comprising tiara, earrings and necklace was made for her by Van Cleef and Arpels.

Maybe we need to look to our past to improve our future, and what a glorious past Egypt has seen.

Let us take you through a quick stroll in Egypt’s history, with an array of images you probably have never seen before. The history and rich cultural heritage this majestic country had makes my heart break for it today:

 

Tourists in 1907 via
Tourists in 1907 – Cairo via

 

The Pyramids in the beginning of the 20th century
The Pyramids in the beginning of the 20th century

 

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Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun, Feb 12, 1924

 

Climbing the Cheops Pyramid, Egypt, 1870s by Félix Bonfils
Climbing the Cheops Pyramid, Egypt, 1870s by Félix Bonfils

 

Ghesireh bridge, Cairo, Egypt, ca. 1880s.
Ghesireh bridge, Cairo, Egypt, ca. 1880s. Later to become known as the Kasr EL Nil Bridge

 

Old Egypt Barbershop
Old Egypt Barbershop

 

Medan Soliman Pasha, Old Cairo
Medan Soliman Pasha, Old Cairo now known as Down Town Cairo

 

Egyptian women participating in the 1919 revolution dubbed as "the revolution without women"
Egyptian women participating in the 1919 revolution dubbed as “the revolution without women”

 

The first female students in Cairo university
The first female students at Cairo university

 

The Sphinx before it was unburied in 1857
The Sphinx before it was unearthed in 1857

 

Very rare picture of Najib Rihany with American star Josephine Baker Imad al-Din Street during her visit to Egypt in 1945
Very rare picture of Najib Rihany with American star Josephine Baker Imad al-Din Street during her visit to Egypt in 1945

 

Savoy Hotel Port Said
Savoy Hotel Port Said

 

Abdel Nasser & Fidel Castro together at a UN conference
Abdel Nasser & Fidel Castro together at a UN conference

 

The Shepheard Hotel on the Corniche in the 1920's
The Shepheard Hotel on the Corniche in the 1920’s

 

Egyptian women bear arms to resist Israeli, British and French invasion of Port Said 1956
Egyptian women bear arms to resist Israeli, British and French invasion of Port Said 1956

 

Heliopolis Basilica Church
Heliopolis Basilica Church

 

Princess Fawzia of Iran She was the daughter of King Fuad and sister of King Farouk, and was married to the Shah of Iran. This matching suite of diamonds comprising tiara, earrings and necklace was made for her by Van Cleef and Arpels.
Princess Fawzia of Iran She was the daughter of King Fuad and sister of King Farouk, and was married to the Shah of Iran. This matching suite of diamonds comprising tiara, earrings and necklace was made for her by Van Cleef and Arpels.

 

WE SAID THIS: I would give anything to have lived through such amazing history!

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