Classical or pharaonic trophy: which should go to France? "Cleopatra's Needle" and "Pompey's Pillar," Alexandria. In Benoît de Maillet, Description de l'Égypte, ed. L'abbé le Mascrier (Paris, 1735), 144.

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

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  • Figure 10. Classical or pharaonic trophy: which should go to France? "Cleopatra's Needle" and "Pompey's Pillar," Alexandria. In Benoît de Maillet, Description de l'Égypte, ed. L'abbé le Mascrier (Paris, 1735), 144.