Category: egypt

Mummy head, Egypt, via New York Public Library.

Mummy Mask, Romano-Egyptian, A.D. 150–200, stucco with inlaid eyes.

(Getty Museum)

Burial chamber at the tomb of Ramesses VI, Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt, 1965, photo by Eliot Elisofon.


PIRAMIDES ET MOMIES – Ancient pyramids and mummies illustrated in a 1683 edition of Description de L’Universe by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris.

Via @nypl: 1, 2

The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt, photographed by the Maison Bonfils studio of Beirut, ca. 1867-1899. (Library of Congress)

A “princely chariot” of the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt, published in France, 1878.

(New York Public Library)

Stereograph of the Great Sphinx and pyramids of Giza, Egypt, circa 1900, courtesy of the New York Public Library.

A well-preserved frieze inside Temple of Kom Ombo in Egypt.

Napoleon in Egypt, 1895 illustration by Eugène Grasset. (WikiArt)