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Sunpark, Brixham, Devon . . . built when the sun motif burst out over front gates and stained-glass windows in the suburbs and geometry in architecture and Cubism in art played well together. The discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhmen added the occasional sphinx or obelisk to the mix.

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Louis Daguerre and the pioneers of photography

The Great Sphinx with the Pyramid of Pharaoh Cheops in the background, in this1877 photo by French photographer Henri Bechard

Fabergé cigarette case, Workmaster.... Michael Perchin, 1903. Acquired by Prince Henry, The Duke of Gloucester; by whom given to King George V.

Egypt - This is a rare image of the Sphinx taken from a hot air balloon, in the early 19th century. This is before excavation and restoration.

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7 Most Fascinating Underwater Ruins

A survey of ancient Alexandria's Royal Quarters, encased deep below the harbor sediment, is underway. Alexandria's Royal Quarters - ports, a cape and islands full of temples, palaces and military outposts - simply slid into the sea after cataclysmic earthquakes in the fourth and eighth centuries. Besides large statuary, hundreds of ceramics, bronze coins, and other items have been found.