21 February 2012

Uncovering the Sphinx


Several early photos of the Sphinx, the top one identified as follows: Henri B├ęchard (active 1870s & 80s);Le Sphinx Armachis, Caire’ (The Sphinx Armachis, Cairo), about 1880; Albumen print; 21 x 27cm. (National Media Museum).

Second photo, and third photo sources.

Related:  A painting of the back of the Sphinx' head in 1854.

Posted as a followup to speculation last month about what might be buried under sand dunes.

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