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Egypt : The Second Pyramid and Head of Sphinx [Graphic]
Good, Frank Mason
The Great Pyramid (Egypt)
The Great Sphinx (Egypt)
Object Details:
1 reprint and 1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.8 x 15.5 cm ( 8.125 x 6.125 in) and 21.2 x 15.8 cm ( 8.5 x 6.25 in).
Photograph is a reprint and shows the signatures by FM Good at lower right; photocopy has an attached desciption and is numbered 1035; printed description: "The second Pyramid, or Pyramid of Chephren, the brother of Cheops. At present the length of the base is 690 feet, and the perpendicular height 446 feet. Formerly there was a coating of limestone; some courses still remain on the upper portion. In the main chamber is a sarcophagus sunk in the floor. An Arabic inscription records an opening by King Ali Mohammed."
Sphinx with a pyramid in the background
CAJS Image Collection RD74 GOO R342 RD74
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries