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PHOTO GALLERY: Good morning, Sinai: Rare photo collection


Bedouin woman putting on makeup, Sinai 1961 (Photo by Antoin Albert)
Bedouin women in their traditional attire, Sinai 1965
A traditional dance during the celebration of Sinai's Liberation Day in 2001
Literacy classes in a tent, South Sinai, 1960s
Egyptians migrating from Suez and Ismailia to Arish after the 1967 defeat (Arish 1967)
Egyptian war prisoners on their way to Cairo (November 1973)
The Bar Lev Line, often known as the best anti-tank ditches in the world, built by Israelis
The Egyptian Armed Forces after they took over Bar Lev Line (October 1973)
Mohamed Lotfy, renowned Ahram photo-journalist, on the front line of Six Day War
Sinai Women exhibiting their colourful handmade ornaments (2006)
The Famous coal mine of Ras Hamara, Sinai (1960) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Content Project
Mobile Drinking Water tanks in Arish, Sinai (1957) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Content Project
Saint Catherine's monastery in Sinai (1960) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Content Project
Saint Catherine's monastery, internal view. Sinai (1960) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Content Project
An external elevator of Saint Catherine's Monastery. Sinai (1960) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Conten
A Bedouin woman's daily trip in search for drinking water, Sinai (2010) Source: Al- Ahram Digital C
Egyptian Soldiers during 1967 June War. Sinai (1967) Source: Al- Ahram Digital Content Project
Apr
25

With this month marking Sinai Liberation Day on 25 April, Ahram Online shares rare photos of the Land of Turquoise and its inhabitants

With this month marking Sinai Liberation Day on 25 April, Ahram Online goes back in time to celebrate the rich heritage of the Land of Turquoise. Ahram Online shares rare photos of Sinai and its inhabitants. 

source al ahram digital content project

*This gallery was first published by Ahram Online in April 2013
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