A Photo a Day

April 29, 2004

Egypt: Echnaton

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 10:37 pm

bust of Echnaton, Luxor museum
The head of the most controversial pharaoh in Egyptian history.
Even though the museum of Luxor is much smaller than the one in Cairo, I’d prefer it any time.
The arrangement of the pieces and the almost perfect lighting create an almost mystical atmosphere.

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