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Some pictures by Cornelis de Bruijn

View on the Sphinx and the pyramids of Gizeh. De Bruijn visited the pyramids on 27 May 1681. In his travel book he presents and extensive description of the pyramid of Cheops. He was able to enter the pyramid and also managed to climb to the top of it (where he inscribed his name).

sphinx and pyramids

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