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.