• Dromedary camel standing before the Step Pyramid of Djoser.

    Photograph by Richard Nowitz
  • The Pyramids of Giza were built for the Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt. The largest pyramid was for Pharaoh Khufu (or Cheops), it required over two-million limestone blocks. The smaller pyramids were for the queens of Pharaoh Menkaure (or  Mycerinus).

    Photography by Richard Nowitz
  • This mural is from the tomb of Horemheb, who was the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty.  The sarcophagus mural depicts pharaoh Horemheb meeting Osiris in order to take his trip to the underworld.

    Photography by Kenneth Garrett
  • Profile of the Great Sphinx at Giza.

    Photography by W. Robert Moore
  • The colossi (larger than life statues) of Ramses II at the entrance to the temple complex, Abu Simbel.

    Photography by A. Gaddis and G. Seif
  • The three Pyramids of Giza are reflected in a pool of water.

    Photography by Jules Gervais Courtellemont