Elephantine, like Assuan at the present day, was the centre of a flourishing trade.
"It could easily have been hired at Assuan," Biddy exclaimed.
Thus at Assuan the mean maximum is 118 F., the mean minimum 42 F.
It was characteristic that no fare was charged above Assuan.
Perhaps there is no better place for him in the winter than Assuan.
The 15th was placed at Assuan and Korosko on the line of communications.
When I journeyed to my estates in Assuan” (I started again) “he was watching—watching—always watching.
Modern steamers now plied on the Nile between Cairo and Assuan.
In consequence of the building of the Assuan dam all these temples are submerged for the greater part of the year.
It may be that at Assuan, near the first cataract, I really got into some little danger.