Sphinx and the Pyramid of Chephren (Khafre), Giza Necropolis, Giza Plateau

RIBApix ref no RIBA27551
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryEgypt
CityGiza
Subject Date-2509
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleEgyptian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/E/73 (DKN/E/162)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Pyramid of Khafre or Chephren, is the second largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis and dates from 2550 BC. The sphinx dates from 2500 BC.

Subject tags

sculpture, stone, archaeological sites, pyramids, monuments