Baird landed at Kosseir, conducted his army across the desert to Kena on the Nile, and thence to Cairo.
Of Kosseir, where milling operations were started in March of that year.
The other ports of Egypt are Suez (q.v.), ~ 18,347, at the south entrance of the canal, Kosseir (794) on the Red Sea, the seat of the trade carried on between Upper Egypt and Arabia, Mersa Matruh, near the Tripolitan frontier, and El-Arish, pop. 5897, on.
On the Red Sea, south of Kosseir, are the ruins of Myos Hormos and Berenice.
The Bedouins, or the Arabs of the desert, are of two different classes: first, Arabic-speaking tribes who range the deserts as far south as 26 N.; secondly, the tribes inhabiting the desert from Kosseir to Suakin, namely the Hadendoa, Bisharin and the Ababda tribes.
Hearing of the escape of Napoleon from Elbaand fearing danger to Egypt from the plans of France or Great BritainMehemet Ali returned to Cairo by way of Kosseir and Kena.