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From July 2004 to July 2005, I lived in the City Victorious, The Mother of the World, Al-Qahira, Cairo. On leave from my usual position at Augusta State University, I taught sociology and anthropology at the American University of Cairo.

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From July 2004 to July 2005, I lived in the City Victorious, The Mother of the World, Al-Qahira, Cairo. On leave from my usual position at Augusta State University, I taught sociology and anthropology at the American University of Cairo.

The photographs that follow are traces of a love story, of my enchantment by Cairo and by Egypt and by the Cairenes and other Egyptians who welcomed me.

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AUC

AUC, main campus

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Garden City

This neighborhood, a short walk from AUC and a block from the Nile, was my Cairo home.

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From al Aqsunqur

(the Blue Mosque), Cairo

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Midan

al-Husain

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Al Ghouri Mosque-Madrassa

Shari’a Al Muizz el Din Allah

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The Gift

of

Water

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Bab Zuweyla, Cairo

Bab Zuweyla,

Cairo

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Street of the

Tentmakers

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Hanging Church,

Coptic Cairo

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Muhammad,

the Greengrocer,

Garden City

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Capt. Cook

Captain Cook

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Nubian

Village

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Nubian

Village

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Tombs of the Nobles,

West Bank, Aswan

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Entryway,

Tomb of Noble,

Aswan

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Interior,

Tomb of Noble, Aswan

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St. Katherine’s

Monastery,

Sinai

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Library,

St. Katherine’s,

Sinai

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