Unchanging Egypt? An Orientalist whimsy. "Momies trouvées dans un tombeau à Thebes," photograph by Félix Bonfils, 1878. Courtesy of the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris. Jean-Claude Simoën, in Égypte éternelle: Les Voyageurs photographes au siècle dernier (Paris, 1993), 104, gives the photograph's date as 1860.

From Whose pharaohs?: archaeology, museums, and Egyptian national identity from Napoleon to World War I by Donald Malcolm Reid

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  • Figure 25. Unchanging Egypt? An Orientalist whimsy. "Momies trouvées dans un tombeau à Thebes," photograph by Félix Bonfils, 1878. Courtesy of the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris. Jean-Claude Simoën, in Égypte éternelle: Les Voyageurs photographes au siècle dernier (Paris, 1993), 104, gives the photograph's date as 1860.