ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1921
LOOKING OVER CAIRO TOWARD THE PYRAMIDS
Photo by G Swain, Univerity of Michigan Expedition, 1920
Thie' luge Ifork of 1114 liskallam rotted roads opward. Half way op Below like a figured caipet lieo the of the Pyramido-man's fotile attempt
(fly 0. 1. Swain) the as ant the route lieo throogh oage valley of the Nile, the Tombo of the to buIld an ioviolate tomb.
minseo of rodk, splIt off the front of MIamelukes in the foreground, the Throogh thio narrow apace of milco
Jus i. st of tairo, cisin' to a height ni. oderir quarter of the city off to the for centorieaslias ebbed and floswed
the hills by prehistoric convolovono-
of :ix lundtreil fet, exl tts tie :car- - right by which wvmds the silver thread the ethnic tides of history-Egyptian,
red nd aggd lne f te Mkatan1a weird place in twilight where witch- of the Nile. To the left, running Greek, Ronman, French, English-and
y,, jinno, and hobgoblins ought lurk. acrooo the plain toward the river all the world as travellers.
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Thei From taba of te E ttias r ttOne huge rock, at the right of the reaches the line of an ancient aqhe- Beyond tse Pyramids-north, sooth,
a joltiig tram car lakes one along the illustration, slanting hI the Tower t ict--a cetipede of masonry. uet-stretches the tawny, rolling
traighit lin of the avenue o toham- of sis a rises many feet shove its tel- Then beyond the dark green of fe- plain of the desert, becko'ning with its
med Ali to a point below the Cita- lows, and to this the Arabs will tell tile irrigated fields, eight or more immobility, calling with its silence to
del; then one follows paths and rough, ne that Noah once moored the ark. miles away, rise the pointed masses its bosom of .solitude.
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Iteo sdtories ant it is hardly likely state suggestions on every story sub- fed in name with any member of the first to submit their stories will have
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