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Ref NoVY0109
Alt Ref NoVY0109
Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or CaptionExcavations in Egypt
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date21 Jun 1954
FormatArtwork
Size54.5 x 39.5cm
Techniqueink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptInside 4,700 year-old tomb Mystery Pharaoh has a V-Sign. The burial chamber of an Egyptian pharaoh who died 4,700 years ago was given it's first preview today. Dr. Zajaria Ghoneim, discoverer of the unfinished step-pyramid at Sakkara, 15 miles south of Cairo, led us through a 230 .... [c]orridor rough ... rocky.... This sarcophagus opens from one end, not at the top. It measures 74 ft long 5 ft 9in. high and 3ft. wide
Out-of-date Imperialism
Suez
Nasser
Neguib
Salem
Person DepictedNasser; Gamal Abdel (1918-1970)
Naguib; Mohammed (1901-1984)
Salem; Khalil
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Subjectspyramids
press
archaeology
imperialism
periodicals
mummification
Philosophies
UK
art
International relations
headlines
newspapers
Egypt
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/1454Salem; Khalil   
GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
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