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Egyptian column

‘Egyptian Column’ by Benjamin Robert Haydon, about 1810-1815. This blue chalk drawing on buff paper depicts a section of an Egyptian Column which particularly focuses on the decorative carvings at...

Egyptian lotus

The roots and flowerbuds of the Egyptian lotus (Nymphaea lotus) are edible, and were eaten particularly in times of famine. Other parts of the plant were used medicinally for a...

Egyptian goose

This large duck has been introduced into Britain from Africa. By the late C19th they ranged freely from many parks, including Bicton and Crediton in Devon. Today they are sufficiently...

Egyptian riverhemp

Egyptian riverhemp (Sesbania sesban) has been used in India as a green manure (harvested leaves make excellent compost) and to feed cattle and sheep for a very long time. Its...

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