But enough about the pyramids, the Sphinx, and the pharaohs. Here, we have gathered 20 rare, vintage images of the ancient Egyptian Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, that you likely have never seen before.
Your plain piece of paper is now a funky bit of pop-up pyramidness. If you have a serious case of OCD or a laser cutter you can take a simple idea to some ridiculous extremes. Instead of drawing squares and then lines, try drawing just squares with a 1/4 rotation in each successive square.
The Great Sphinx with the Pyramid of Pharaoh Cheops in the background. 1877 photo by French photographer Henri Bechard. Shutterstock. The Great Pyramid of Cheops, IV Dynasty, ca. 2680 B.C. photograph by J. Pascal Sebah, ca. 1880.