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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Coordinates: Lat: 27 00 00 N degrees minutes Lat: 27.0000 decimal degrees Long: 030 00 00 E degrees minutes Long: 30.0000 decimal degrees

Note: Area of modern Egypt comprises the core of the ancient kingdom of Egypt; area was home to Neolithic cultures by 6000 BCE; Thinite dynasty united Upper and Lower Egypt ca. 3100 BCE; important Hellenistic center; part of Roman Empire until Arab conquest in 640, then Mameluk and Ottoman; official language is Arabic, though English and French are also widely spoken.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young, itinerary, 1962-02-14

 Item — Box 3: Series 1
Identifier: 2016.6.63

Egypt travel itinerary by Four Seasons Travel Service, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, for Georgia O'Keeffe. Mailed by Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young.

Dates: 1962-02-14

Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young, postcard, 1963-03

 Item — Box 4: Series 1
Identifier: 2016.6.72

Postcard, "Moonlight on the Nile," from Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young. Postcard features several boats with sails on the Nile River, with Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza in the background.

Dates: 1963-03