The J. Paul Getty Museum

Gîzeh - The Sphinx, The Great Pyramid and Two of the Smaller Pyramids

Object Details

Title:

Gîzeh - The Sphinx, The Great Pyramid and Two of the Smaller Pyramids

Artist/Maker:

Francis Bedford (English, 1815/1816 - 1894)

Culture:

English

Places:

London, England (Place Created)

Giza, Egypt (Place Depicted)

Date:

March 4, 1862

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1272.5

Dimensions:

9.7 × 12.9 cm (3 13/16 × 5 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of the Sphinx at Giza. Two men rest on the base of the Sphinx, while another stands with a camel in front of it. Some of the Pyramids of Giza are visible in the background.