Giza Necropolis, Giza Plateau: view from a Mena village of the Great Pyramid on the right with the Pyramid of Khafre on the left

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27549
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryEgypt
CityGiza
Subject Date-2509
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleEgyptian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/E/71/3 (DKN/E/156)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu, and Pyramid of Cheops, is the oldest, dating from 2590 BC, and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis. The Pyramid of Khafre, also known as the Pyramid of Chephren, is the second oldest and dates from 2550 BC.

Subject tags

archaeological sites, pyramids, villages