Napoleon’s route across Lower Egypt on 30 December 1798,
is shown intersecting the vestiges of the ancient Suez canal.
The route of the canal is shown from the tip of the Red Sea,
going north, then west, and eventually to the Nile. From the Description de l'Égypte État Moderne.
|Topographic map of Suez Bay, with sectional views at bottom,
from the Description de l'Égypte État Moderne.