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The Sphinx and Pyramids of Egypt

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: Helen : (ATM Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 24 October 2015 in Architecture.

The beginnings of my adventuring.

The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Cheops in 1975.

Here I squeezed up the passageways in the Great pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), the most powerful ruler of Egypt's Old Kingdom (c.2690-2180 BC). The tomb still contained the remains of Pharaoh's sarcophagus—a fractured mass of red stone that is said to ring like a bell when struck.

Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/inside-the-great-pyramid-75164298/#BZxXY5h078CZ4pbw.99

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Marc from Granby, Canada

Belle prise sur ce majestueux sphinx.

24 Oct 2015 12:57pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

most impressive monument

24 Oct 2015 1:24pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
wonderful architecture!

24 Oct 2015 4:02pm

♡ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très jolie photo ! J aime beaucoup...

24 Oct 2015 5:04pm

Annima from Toulouse, France

Great shot! Lucky you!

24 Oct 2015 7:49pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

How lucky to go on adventures like that. Sweet shot.

24 Oct 2015 11:55pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien posé

25 Oct 2015 7:37am