Alexandria, Egypt, in the 1500s
Map of Alexandria, showing the lighthouse Pharos at the harbor entrance in the 1500s.
Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration
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Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics on an obelisk in Paris
Hieroglyphics on the ancient Egyptian obelisk from Luxor in the Place de
la Concorde, Paris, presented to King Louis-Philippe in the 1800s.
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