Map, El Fayum

American Express Co - Cairo
Production date
Circa 1940-Circa 1944

Object detail

Brief Description
Map of El Fayum.

Shows principal roads, desert motor roads, railways, spot heights in metres, from Helewan to Saf, Beni Suef and El Fayum. Birkep Karun - Lake Qarun is shown.

Advertisement to the side of map reads:
Text reads 'Camping Trips to Fayum. Six day trip - auto to the pyramids, thence by camel to Sakkarah where camp for the night, after visiting Steep Pyramids etc. Continue by camel across the open desert to Lake Karoun, Fayoum, Pyramids of Hawwara, camping for two nights. Price on application including hire of camels and tents, meals, guide, etc. American Express Co. Cairo.
Production date
Circa 1940-Circa 1944
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Paper; coloured ink.
Height x Width: 187 x 124mm
Height x Width: 404 x 480mm
Subject date
Circa 1940
Credit line
gifted by Leo Bestall
Other number(s)
7601, 37549


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