Copyright, Jim LaneThe Pyramids of Giza, mostly just
a good place to get your picture
taken among the buses.
Copyright, Jim LaneEgyptian Excursion, 2010, Jim Lane,
Acrylic on papyrus. Do you have to be
Egyptian to paint Egyptian art?
|Memi and Sabu, 2575-2465 BC,|
Fourth Dynasty, likely husband and
wife and friends of the pharaoh.
|Khonsu's outer and inner coffins, |
painted gesso on wood, 1279-1213 BC.
New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty.
|Everyday life along the Nile, when appearing in Egyptian tombs, very often dealt with |
either hunting or farming, as seen above in these images from the Old Kingdom period roughly 4,500 years ago.
|The Library of Alexandria, 2002, its main reading room can handle 2000 visitors.|
Copyright, Jim Lane
Interior of the Library of Alexandria is shaped somewhat like a terraced
amphitheater with two museums, gift shops, and more than a million
volumes comprising three major languages in its collection.