Station á El Kantara. Route des caravanes de la Mecque on Collections Sphere from
A photograph of the procession of the mahmal. The card mount is inscribed: ‘Station á El Kantara. Route des caravanes de la Mecque’.
Kantara was on eastern bank of the Suez Canal and had an important position. At various times, it was used as a supply depot and was the start of the desert railway, as well has having a hospital