Sphinx and the Great Pyramid, Giza Necropolis, Giza

RIBApix ref no RIBA27552
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryEgypt
CityGiza
Subject Date-2509
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleEgyptian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/E/75/1 (DKN/E/165)
OrientationPortrait
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 or Cheops, is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis and dates from 2590 BC. The sphinx dates from 2500 BC.

Subject tags

sculpture, stone, archaeological sites, pyramids, monuments