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    "Le Sphynx apres les déblaiements et les deux grandes pyramides / Bonfils." The Sphinx of Giza, partially excavated, with two pyramids in background. Albumen print, Library of Congress

  • Fiona Macfarlane

    Partially excavated Sphinx at Giza in the late 19th century.

  • Janice Cohen

    ancient Egypt

  • hillbillycoinsandbooks

    Rare Historical Photos Pt. 9 [20 Pics] | I Like To Waste My Time

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