Pyramids of Gizeh, Cairo
Rafael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.
Small boats docked against the bank of the Nile in foreground, Great Pyramids in background
front: "Pyramids of Gizeh, Cairo" ; back: "Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'OILETTE' 'PICTURESQUE EGYPT.' [Regd.] Postcard 7201. ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN : TUCK'S POST CARD : The Pyramids of Ghizeh, situated on the western bank of the Nile at the edge of the Libyan Desert, are tombs of three ancient Egyptian kings--Cheops Chephren, and Mycerinus--by whom they were erected B.C. 3733, 3666, and 3933 respectively. Each is built with huge blocks of stone, the largest pyramid beng 451 feet in height, and each of its four sides measuirng 775 feet."
Pyramids of Giza (Egypt); Egypt--Antiquities; Places & Architecture; Art & Artifacts
Related Work(s)Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
Related Work(s)Research module: Places in Egypt, https://hdl.handle.net/1911/109669
Related Work(s)Raphael Tuck & Sons. "Oilette" series, "Pictaresque Egypt." Postcard 7201.
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/7029
RightsThis material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
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