Notes on the Geography of Egypt: Paris on the Nile: Photo 22
Yet another hotel, this time the Continental-Savoy, originally simply the New Hotel. This was the home of the Arab Bureau, that famous undertaking of 1916 to stir an Arab revolt against the Turks. A few years later, in 1923, Lord Carnarvon died here after taking a quick look into King Tut's tomb, whose excavation he had financed. The Pharoah's Curse, said the press.
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