Capital of the province of the same name, Aswan is located at the first cataract of the Nile. The city was already mentioned as the door of trade with

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  Thebes or the City of One Hundred Gates, where the houses are full of "treasures", is located in a large fringe of fertile land that crisscrosses the Nile, 700 km south of Cairo. The ancient capital of Pharaonic Egypt, its power extended from the Mediterranean to Sudan. Its peak knew between 18th and 20th [...]