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Egyptomania

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October 02, 2013

 Egyptomania

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October 02, 2013
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  1. Discussion:   Egyptomania   Annabel  Wharton,  “Appropria:ng   Pasts:  Cairo”

     from  Building  the  Cold   War:  Hilton  Interna4onal  Hotels  and   Modern  Architecture,  pp.  41-­‐54.  
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  3. The  Treasures  of  Tutankhamen's  Tomb  found   by  Howard  Carter

     in  1922.     Death  Mask  of  Tutankhamen,  tomb  of   Tutankhamen,  Thebes,  c.  1323  BCE  z  
  4. Replicas  of  the  treasure  at  the  Luxor  Hotel,  Las  Vegas.

     
  5. “Old”  Cairo   “New”  Cairo   What  are  some  of

     the  dis:nc:ons  between   “Old”  Cairo  and  “New”  Cairo?   How  have  “outside  forces”  shaped  this   dis:nc:on?  
  6. View  of  East  or  “Old”  Cairo.   An  alleyway  in

     “Old”  Cairo.   How  was  Old  Cairo  a  “spectacle”  for  the  European  traveler?  
  7. Egyp:an  Museum,  Cairo.  

  8. Nile  Hilton,  Cairo,  c.  1960.   What  power  does  the

     Nile  have  in  defining   “Egypt”  for  the  rest  of  the  world?  
  9. Egyp:an  Stamps  with  the  Nile   Hilton,  1959-­‐1989.  

  10. How  has  the  Hilton  “framed  the  history  of  Egypt?  

  11. Nile  Hilton,  Cairo,  c.  1960.  

  12. Nile  Hilton,  Cairo,  c.  1960.  

  13. Nile  Hilton,  Cairo,  c.  1960.   “Hieroglyphics”  

  14. Promo:onal  Materials  for  the  Nile  Hilton,  Cairo,  c.  1960.  

  15. Egyp:an  Museum,  view  from  the  Nile  Hilton,  Cairo.  

  16. Lobby  interior  of  the  Nile  Hotel  (formerly  the  Nile  

    Hilton),  early  2000s.  
  17. Lobby  interior  of  the  Nile  Hotel  (formerly  the  Nile  

    Hilton),  early  2000s.  
  18. Lobby  interior  of  the  Nile  Hotel  (formerly  the  Nile  

    Hilton),  early  2000s.