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  • Your dahabeeyah is scarcely made fast before a dealer comes on board and ranges his brittle wares along the deck.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • “What is a dahabeeyah, Charles?” the distinct voice of a widow, seated in an arm – chair by the window, asked her son.

    The Voyage Out

  • "Do you remember the intrusive mummy we found a few days after the robbery of the dahabeeyah?"

    The Mummy Case

  • My dahabeeyah is at Dahshoor; I inspect the pyramids, I entertain the distinguished archaeologists, I gather the antiquities.

    The Mummy Case

  • I will the young Ramses with me take, he wishes to see my dahabeeyah.

    The Mummy Case

  • The effendi had gone to visit the lady on the dahabeeyah.

    The Mummy Case

  • The baroness's dahabeeyah was the only one at the dock.

    The Mummy Case

  • Did you observe any suspicious activities at the dahabeeyah last night?

    The Mummy Case

  • The baroness's dahabeeyah went aground at Minieh, two days after she left Dahshoor.

    The Mummy Case

  • The second, that of Thermoutharin, was in the salon of the baroness's dahabeeyah.

    The Mummy Case


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  • sailing house-boat of the Nile.

    October 24, 2008