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Item ID: 209612  

Egypt Old Real Photo Postcard Cairo Giza Pyramids, Military Camp Tents, Panorama

Vintage Egyptian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old Picture Postcard. Cairo Le Caire. Pyramids of Ghizeh Giza. Military Camp, Tents. Panorama. General View.

The Pyramids of Ghizeh Giza, situated on the western bank of the Nile at the edge of the Libyan Desert, are tombs of 3 ancient Egyptian Kings - Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus - by whom they were erected b.C. 3733, 3666, and 3633 respectively. Each is built with huge blocks of stone, the largest pyramid being 451 feet in height, and each of its four sides measuring 775 feet.

Faults: Creases at right, marks
Background: Giza (Arabic, الجيزة, transliterated al-ǧīzah; pronounced in the Egyptian Arabic dialect of Cairo al-Gīza; also sometimes rendered in English as Gizeh, Ghizeh, or Geezeh) is a town in Egypt on the left bank of the Nile river, across from the old city of Cairo, and now part of the greater Cairo metropolis. It is the capital of Al Jizah governorate, and is located in the northeast of this governorate, near its border.


Egypt Old Real Photo Postcard Cairo Giza Pyramids, Military Camp Tents, Panorama

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