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Sphinx, Egypt XAWCF0436



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Sphinx, Egypt XAWCF0436

The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt. Photographed in 1931 with the head of the sphinx encased in scaffolding and works underway excavating the body

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Media ID 13119770

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18"x14" Modern Frame

Introducing the captivating Media Storehouse Framed Print of "Sphinx, Egypt XAWCF0436" by Historic England Archive. This extraordinary photograph, taken in 1931, offers a unique glimpse into history as it captures the iconic Great Sphinx of Giza with its head encased in scaffolding and excavation works underway. Embrace the allure of ancient Egypt and bring this historical moment into your home or office with our high-quality framed print. The intricate details of the Sphinx's weathered features and the background of the arid desert landscape are beautifully preserved, making this a must-have for history enthusiasts and art collectors alike. Order now and experience the thrill of the past, framed and ready to hang.

16x12 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexiglass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 40.6cm x 35.6cm (16" x 14")

Estimated Product Size is 45.7cm x 35.6cm (18" x 14")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


EDITORS COMMENTS
This photo print, titled "Sphinx, Egypt XAWCF0436" takes us back in time to the year 1931. It captures a remarkable moment during the restoration of one of the world's most iconic landmarks - The Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt. The image showcases an extraordinary sight: the majestic head of the Sphinx encased in scaffolding, while dedicated workers diligently carry out excavations on its body. This unique perspective offers a glimpse into the meticulous efforts undertaken to preserve this ancient wonder for future generations. Designated as a World Heritage Site, The Great Sphinx stands as an enduring testament to human ingenuity and artistic prowess. Its enigmatic allure has fascinated people from all walks of life throughout history. This photograph not only documents a significant chapter in its conservation but also serves as a reminder of our responsibility to safeguard such treasures. Preserved by Historic England Archive, this print allows us to appreciate both the grandeur and fragility of cultural heritage sites like The Great Sphinx. It encourages us to reflect upon their historical significance and value within our collective memory. As we gaze at this image captured from above by Aerofi, we are transported back in time; witnessing firsthand how dedication and expertise can breathe new life into ancient wonders that continue to inspire awe and curiosity today.

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