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Creator: Francis Frith

1822 - 1898

Title: The Sphynx and the the Great Pyramid, At Geezeh
Date: ca. 1857
Medium: Stereo card
Credit Line: University Print Collection
Accession Number: 2011.0001.0114
Inscriptions:Printed on verso: “338 Views in Egypt and Nubia. The Sphynx and the Great Pyramid at Geezeh. The Sphynx, whose base has more than once of late years been, to a greater or less extent, uncovered, is again almost entirely hidden by the drifted sand, and the entrance to a small temple excavated in the sandstone rock between its fore paws, is, in consequence, no longer visible.
Description: Group of people sitting in front of sphinx with pyramid in the background
Place Depicted:Africa, Egypt, Upper Egypt, Giza
Subjects:
Sphinxes
Pyramids