In a party of tourists visiting the ancient temples of Egypt, we find Miriam with her father and a persistent suitor, a French count. In the party is also an old sweetheart of Miriam's, Jack Lawrence, whose proposal of marriage has been half rejected. The tourists plan an excursion to the ruined city of Thebes, and Jack determines to make a last effort to win Miriam's heart. Becoming separated from her people Miriam sits down in the royal tomb and falls asleep. In her dream her soul returns to past ages and she finds herself as Kama, the beggar maid, within the temples of Karnak. Mefres, the priest, at the sight of the pretty beggar maid forgets his vows in his love for Kama. Herhor informs the high priest of Mefres' conduct. The high priest promptly banishes the unfortunate Mefres, who goes to inform Kama of his punishment, which means death to their love. Unable to bear the loss of love, the priest plans to take the golden treasure from Pharaoh's tomb and with it fly from the ...
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