Returning to Antinoupolis by satellite photo — Roger Pearse


Today I found myself looking at the splendid map of Antinoupolis in the Description de l’Egypte, made by Napoleon’s engineers. When it was made, in the 1790’s, the Roman city still stood on the high ground – above the level of the Nile flood – to the east of a wretched village named Sheikh Abade.…

via Returning to Antinoupolis by satellite photo — Roger Pearse

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