Crocodile on the Sandbank Setting & Symbolism

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Rome, Italy

Rome - The beginning of Amelia's classical journey where she meets Evelyn.

Alexandria, Egypt

The Egyptian port on the Mediterranean Sea at the mouth of the Nile.

Cairo, Egypt

The capital city of Egypt where Amelia and Evelyn begin their river journey up the Nile.

Gizeh - (also spelled Giza)

The site of the Great Pyramids of Egypt.

Dragoman

Guide or interpreter in Egyptian-speaking countries. Amelia's dragoman is Michael Bedawee.

Nile

River in Egypt upon which Amelia and Evelyn travel by boat.

Warves of Boulaq

On the river Nile at Cairo where Amelia secures the rental of a dahabeeyah.

Cairo Bazaar

Open air market, any store front is really only a tiny cupboard open at the front with a stone platform on which the vendor sits, cross-legged, waiting for customers.

Museum of Boulaq

Museum of Egyptian antiquities where Amelia and Evelyn meet Radcliffe and Walter Emerson...

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