Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant & Hymnody
The Ragheb Moftah Collection at the Library of Congress
Map Detail: Egypt, Arabia Petraea & Southern Turkey (1882)
This map dates to 1882, the year in which the British took over Egypt. At the top are small scenes and inset maps of the following: Citadel, Cairo; Grand Square in Alexandria, scene of massacre 11 June 1882; Great Pillar at Alexandria; and small maps of Cairo, Babylon, Petra, Africa, Egyptian Empire; and Alexandria. The bottom half of the map consists of “Powell’s Illustrated Pyramid Map of Egypt, Arabia, Petraea & Southeast[er]n Turkey” which includes Mesopotamia, the Nile Delta, and the Suez Canal.