SphinxSunday September 12, 2004
Sphinx, Giza, Egypt 2004,travel, photography,favorites
The nose was cut off by an Arab in the 15th century. Napoleon's soldiers also took some shots at the head. It's fallen beard is on display in London's British Museum.
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Khafre pyramidSunday September 12, 2004
Khafre pyramid, Giza, Egypt 2004,travel, photography,favorites
East side of the pyramid. (looks very much like the north, south and west side.)
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Khafre pyramidSunday September 12, 2004
Khafre pyramid, Giza, Egypt 2004,travel, photography
Close up. Supprisingly, in contradiction to the Khufu pyramid, there's nothing preventing you from climbing this one...(although I didn't try.)
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Giza pyramids panoramaSunday September 12, 2004
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Panoramic view of Giza town, viewed from between the pyramid of Khafre (Chephren, l), the great pyramid of Khufu (Cheops, barely visible right behind Khafre's pyramid) and the small pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus, r).
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CementerySunday September 12, 2004
Cementery, Giza, Egypt 2004,travel, photography,favorites
Ancient Egyptian Cementary, west of the Khufu pyramid.
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TombSunday September 12, 2004
Tomb, Giza, Egypt 2004,travel, photography,favorites
A "false door" inside a tomb near the Khufu pyramid. These doors where considered magic by the ancient Egyptians, in other words the spirit of the one burried behind could pass, while the living can't...
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