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Pharaoh's Obelisk

Want to see the Sphinx close up? Clamber inside the Great Pyramid? Visit the magnificent tombs and temples of Luxor? Simply click on the images below and enjoy a self-guided QuickTime tour through the Land of the Pharaohs.

You will need QuickTime in order to view the QuickTime VRs. (Believe us, it's worth the effort to get it, and it's free!)

Old Kingdom
    Great Sphinx of Giza
    Khufu Pyramid
        View from the Top
        Enter Here...
        Pharaoh's Boat
    Khafre Pyramid
    Giza Plateau
        Converging Pyramids
        View from the Sahara
        Giza Plateau Flyby (2.5MB)

New Kingdom



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