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Entrance of the second pyramid of Ghizeh [Jîzah] discovered and opened by G. Belzoni, 2nd March 1818 (Pl. 9) [bottom] ;  Section of the pyramid (Pl. 10) [top].

Entrance of the second pyramid of Ghizeh [Jîzah] discovered and opened by G. Belzoni, 2nd March 1818 (Pl. 9) [bottom] ; Section of the pyramid (Pl. 10) [top].

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Summary

Drawings of ancient Egypt temples, murals, statues, NYPL

Egypt pyramids complex consists of Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu and constructed c. 2560–2540 BC), the smaller Pyramid of Khafre (or Chephren) a few hundred meters to the south-west, and the relatively modest-sized Pyramid of Menkaure (or Mykerinos) a few hundred meters farther south-west, and the Great Sphinx that lies on the east side of the complex..

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Date

1820
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Contributors

Belzoni, Giovanni Battista, 1778-1823, Author
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph (1789-1850), Lithographer
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London
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