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Belzoni's journey to the Red Sea.-Motives for going there.-Inun-
dation of the Nile.-The caravan crosses the Desert.-Account of
the Ababde, an independent tribe residing among the rocks on the
coast of the Red Sea.-Search for the ancient city of Berenice.-
The boats of the Ababde fishermen described.-Discovers the
remains of the Berenice mentioned by a former traveller.-Re-
turns towards Esne.-Meets with two shepherd girls tending their
sheep on the mountains.-Description of the sufferings travellers
undergo in crossing the Deserts.-The caravan reaches the
banks of the Nile.-Belzoni returns to Gournou.

Dr. Franklin's kite.-Some sailors ascend Pompey's Pillar by means
of a paper kite.-Removal of the Obelisk from the island of Phi-
loe.-It falls into the Nile.-Ingenious method of raising it.—It is
launched down the Cataract.-Arrives in safety at Rosetta.-Bel-
zoni goes to Beban el Malook.-Completes his drawings and
models of the Tomb.-Bids final adieu to Thebes,-Traverses

the western Desert in search of the temple of Jupiter Ammon.-
Procures a donkey at Benisœuf.-Reaches the Lake Moris.-
Rose-trees in profusion.-Visits the temple of Haron among the
rocks near the lake.-Attacked by a furious hyena-Account of
the famous Labyrinth.-Visit to the Alloah.-An interview with
Khalil Bey.-Account of the Bedouins.-Belzoni crosses the Des-
ert attended by Schiek Grumar.-A man rushes out of some bush-
es.-Arrival at Baboo.-Interview with the Scheik and Cady of
El Cassar.-Belzoni goes to their village.-Discovers the seat of
the temple.-Meets with an unfortunate accident on his return
to Zaboo.-Reaches Benisoeuf.-Arrives at Cairo.-Embarks
for Europe.-Returns to England.

LIST OF ENGRAVINGS

TO ILLUSTRATE THE WORK.

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1. The Bashaw seated in his Garden on the Banks of the

Nile, shooting at an earthen Pot

2. The Bashaw jumping off the Insulating Stool

3. The Hydraulic Machine

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4 Young Memnon on its road to the Nile

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8. Mr. and Mrs. Belzoni in a bark in the middle of the Cataract

9. Removing the Sand from the Temple of Ybsambul

10. Placing the Colossus Head in a Boat.

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11. Blezoni in one of the Grottoes at Gournou

12. Belzoni crossing the narrow Bridge to get into the tomb
13. Some Turks appearing in the Valley for the purpose of

interrupting Belzoni

14. Belzoni viewing the Pyramid whilst his Companions en

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19. Belzoni's Distress in observing a part of the Obelisk in the

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22. A furious Hyena makes his appearance, to the great dis

may of the Boatmen

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23. A man, alarmed at the appearance of Belzoni and his Companions, presents his Gun, &c.

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24. Belzoni introduced to the Scheik and Cady of El Cassar

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