A loong cycling journey from Brooklyn to Jorusalom, where the O’s are bicycle wheels, continued into Egypt, 1st to the climate conference COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, on to the pyramids in Giza, Abusir and Saqqara and then up the Nile soourcewards.

Going to Philae

Champollion decries that it is all modern (Greek and Roman) stuff.

The temples have many images like this in many rooms. It seems indeed of a lesser artistic quality than work from pharaonic times. One gets a sense of templates. Champollion wrote: j’étais bien las de cette sculpture barbare, I was tired of this barbaric sculpture..

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at

%d bloggers like this: