National Geographic : 1926 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE MIGHTY NILE AT CAIRO The craft in the foreground are cargo carriers, while moored along the palm-lined bank are dahabeahs, the light-draft houseboats so familiar to American tourists. HATSHEPSUT'S TERRACED TEMPLE IN Autochromes Lumilre by Gervais Courtellemont THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS This majestic tomb-chapel was built in honor of royal personages buried in adjoining sepulchers -Thothmes I, his daughter, the famous Hatshepsut, her brother and consort, Thothmes II, and her successor, Thothmes III. Everywhere on the walls of the temple Hatshepsut engraved and painted pictures illustrating the principal events of her reign. The cliffs in the background rise to a per pendicular height of 400 feet. (N.U.b.