"Among the figures painted in the very ancient tomb at Beni Hassan, in Egypt, occurs a group of figures from which the annexed woodcut has been drawn, conjectured to represent the arrival of Joseph's brethren when they went to purchase corn in the land of the Pharaohs." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Beni Hassan

"Among the figures painted in the very ancient tomb at Beni Hassan, in Egypt, occurs a group of figures…

An Egyptian King's Head.

King's Head

An Egyptian King's Head.

A Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He reigned from 2589 to 2566 BC, and is known for being the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Khufu

A Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He reigned from 2589 to 2566 BC, and is known for being the builder of the…

"From the tomb of Ramses the Third." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian ottoman

"From the tomb of Ramses the Third." — Goodrich, 1844

The Sphinx of Ramses II is a 3,300 year old Egyptian monument. Ramses II was the third Pharaoh of the 19th dynasty. He is also known as "The Great Ramses" because he was celebrated as the most powerful Pharaoh.

The Sphinx of Ramses II

The Sphinx of Ramses II is a 3,300 year old Egyptian monument. Ramses II was the third Pharaoh of the…