This week's free picture

The burial chamber in the Pyramid of Chephren at Gizeh was opened by Belzoni, using some pretty strong-arm tactics! He proudly scralwed his name on the wall of the chamber before turning his attention to the actual burial. Despite the entrance passageway being blocked with its original blocking stones, there was no treasure and the grave was empty!

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