The Sphinx, circa 1850, Giza, Egypt

American baseball players pose on the Sphinx of Giza, during Albert Spalding’s world baseball tour to promote the sport.

Map of Ancient Egypt - I have an entire file of ancient maps I downloaded. It helps when watching some shows on History, or TLC.

History Books

Nile Valley of Ancient Egypt ~ Egyptian civilization developed along the banks of the river Nile. The Nile Valley stands in sharp contrast to the arid deserts of Africa. Its long, narrow flood plain was a magnet for life, attracting people, animals and pl

#neverhaveiever seen the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, Egypt

Giza, Egypt - most famous as the location of the Giza Plateau: the site of some of the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures. The Sphinx is the largest monolith statue

Egypt: Hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera  Paul Smit | Mick Palarczyk

Egypt: Hypostyle hall of the Hathor Temple at Dendera Paul Smit Mick Palarczyk

archaeoart: “The Colossi of Memnon, near Luxor, Egypt, date unknown. ”

Middle East of the first half of the century, Egypt. Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection.

The Bent Pyramid is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis ofDahshur, approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo, built under the Old Kingdom PharaohSneferu (c. 2600 BC). A unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt, this was the second pyramid built by Sneferu. Wikipedia

The Bent Pyramid is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis ofDahshur, approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo, built under the Old Kingdom PharaohSneferu (c. A unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt, this wa

Colossi of Memnon, 75 ft high and 1,000 ton statues of Amenhotep III, Thebes, Luxor, Egypt by Dennis Jarvis

Egypte : The Colossi of Memnon (known to locals as el-Colossat, or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor.

Great Sphinx of Giza - (2589-2504 BC)

I wish I could time-travel :) The Sphinx of Giza, partially excavated, with two pyramids in background, Egypt,

moai <3.   They discovered the Moai have bodies and their bodies also have writing carved into them!  What message do they bring to us??

WTF Archaeology!

Easter island question: "Why had you not figured out that at least some of the statues have bodies?

What do you bet he found gum stuck in the hieroglyph?   (photo from from Le Petit Poulailler)

A tourist, interested in cuneiform writing, is copying Egyptian hieroglyphs from the walls of old Egyptian monuments, From The Dutch National Archives.

Aerial View Of Karnak Temple, Egypt

Karnak Temple, Egypt (partial view) - the largest temple site in the world, the sacred lake used by the priests for daily ritual is on the left

Pictured in 1866 is the junction of Steep Steet and Trenchard Street in Bristol

Incredible photos reveal what life was like in the 19th century

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