Category: sphinx

nemfrog: Harpist, playing a sphinx-themed ins…

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Harpist, playing a sphinx-themed instrument, from a fresco found in Thebes. Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. 1790. 

Travel Poster for Egypt with the Great Sphin…

Travel Poster for Egypt with the Great Sphinx, 1937

Sunrise over the Pyramids of Giza

Sunrise over the Pyramids of Giza

The Great Sphinx. 1900.

The Great Sphinx. 1900.

The Sphinx, ca 1920.

The Sphinx, ca 1920.

Courtyard of the Bulaq Museum (former Egypt…

Courtyard of the Bulaq

Museum (former Egyptian Museum), from ‘L’Égypte’ of Georg Moritz Ebers (German, 1837-98), 1881

Courtyard of the Bulaq Museum (former Egypt…

Courtyard of the Bulaq

Museum (former Egyptian Museum), from ‘L’Égypte’ by Georg Moritz Ebers (German, 1837-98), 1881

Ancient Egyptian sculptors working on statue…

Ancient Egyptian sculptors working on statues, from a rare record of frescoes from Thebes, by Frédéric Cailliaud (French, 1787-1869).

Ancient Egyptian sculptors working on statue…

Ancient Egyptian sculptors working on statues, from a rare record of frescoes from Thebes, by Frédéric Cailliaud (French, 1787-1869).

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