[Great Sphinx and pyramid, Giza]

Unknownabout 1860–1870

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the top half of the Great Sphinx and a pyramid. There are ruins of the foundation of a stone building in the foreground. The Sphinx is covered in sand up to the neck.


  • Title: [Great Sphinx and pyramid, Giza]
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1860–1870
  • Location Created: Giza, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 20.3 × 26.4 cm (8 × 10 3/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.1429.68
  • Culture: Egyptian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker, Egyptian
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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