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From Alexandria to Abu Simbel

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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Egypt in early photographs 1849–1875 

This exhibition of the Kunsthistorisches Museum’s Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection showcases around 60 vintage prints that offer insights into the era of early photographs, 1849-1875. Read more.

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Caliph Tombs, Cairo

Caliph Tombs, Cairo (1865), Antonia Beato. © Courtesy Galerie Johannes Faber, Wien

Chephren-Pyramid and Sphinx, Giza

Chephren-Pyramid and Sphinx, Giza (1869), Frank Mason Good. © Courtesy Galerie Johannes Faber, Wien

Colossi of Memnon, Gurna

Colossi of Memnon, Gurna (1869), Frank Mason Good. © Courtesy Galerie Johannes Faber, Wien

Great Temple, Abu Simbel

Great Temple, Abu Simbel (1865), Antonio Beato © Courtesy Galerie Johannes Faber, Wien

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