A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Old Images of Egyptian Antiquities

 For the nostalgia buffs, a Facebook collection of Old Images of Egyptian Antiquities. A few samples:

Scottish soldiers at the Sphinx in 1882, shortly after the British occupation and the Battle of Tel al-Kabir:
Very early photo of the Sphinx when the body was still buried in the sand:
Hat tip to Diana Buja for this site.

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