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Ploughing in the Fayum.

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coverage.spatial Fayyūm, Muḩāfaz̧at al
date.accessioned 2008-03-14T02:25:23Z
date.available 2008-03-14T02:25:23Z
date.issued 1911
identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21619
description Caption: "Ploughing in the Fayum. This is called the Virgilian plough in Italy, and in Egypt has been in use since the times of the Pharaohs. It is drawn by Egyptian buffaloes. In Cleopatra's day Egypt was one of the chief granaries of the Roman Empire."
description.abstract Two oxen pulling a plough. A man stands at their right.
language.iso eng
publisher Electronic version published by Rice University, Houston, Tx
relation.ispartofseries Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
rights Publicly available via the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) through the following Creative Commons attribution license: "You are free: to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work; to make derivative works; to make commercial use of the work. Under the following conditions: By Attribution. You must give the original author credit. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder. Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above."
rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
subject.lcsh Fayum (Egypt)
subject.lcsh Agriculture--Egypt
subject.other Daily Life & Customs
title Ploughing in the Fayum.
digitization.specifications 600dpi; 24 bit color; tiff
source.original Sladen, Douglas. "Queer Things About Egypt." J.B. Lippincott Company: Philadelphia and Hurst & Blackett, Limited: London, 1911. p 174a.
contributor.funder Funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Rice University's Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI).
date.digital 2006
date.note The date given for this image is the publication date of the book from which it is taken.
type.genre illustrations
type.dcmi StillImage
identifier.citation Sladen, Douglas. (1911). "Ploughing in the Fayum.." <a href="http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21619">http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21619</a>.


Ploughing in the Fayum. (1911).
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    This collection contains book illustrations, postcards, stereocards, photographs, and ephemera related to travel in the Middle East, primarily Egypt.

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