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Pyramids of Gizeh, Cairo

By Ltd. Rafael Tuck & Sons


front: "Pyramids of Gizeh, Cairo" ; back: "Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'OILETTE' 'PICTURESQUE EGYPT.' [Regd.] Postcard 7201. ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN : TUCK'S POST CARD : The Pyramids of Ghizeh, situated on the western bank of the Nile at the edge of the Libyan Desert, are tombs of three ancient Egyptian kings--Cheops Chephren, and Mycerinus--by whom they were erected B.C. 3733, 3666, and 3933 respectively. Each is built with huge blocks of stone, the largest pyramid beng 451 feet in height, and each of its four sides measuirng 775 feet."Small boats docked against the bank of the Nile in foreground, Great Pyramids in backgroun

Topics: Pyramids of Giza (Egypt), Egypt--Antiquities, Places & Architecture, Art & Artifacts
Publisher: Electronic version published by Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Year: 1906
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