Ancient Egypt Camel 92863
Dromedary camel standing before the Step Pyramid of Djoser.
Photograph by Richard Nowitz
Ancient Egypt Pyramids, Giza 92865
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
Ancient Egypt Tomb Art 515529
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
Ancient Egypt Great Sphinx 584593
Profile of the Great Sphinx at Giza.
Photography by W. Robert Moore
Ancient Egypt Ramses II 606075
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
Ancient Egypt Pyramid Scene 606598
The three Pyramids of Giza are reflected in a pool of water.
Photography by Jules Gervais Courtellemont