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Street Artist JR Makes the Louvre "Disappear" with Creative Optical Illusion

French street artist and photographer JR recently pulled off an optical trick worthy of a master magician. Over the course of a few days, the mastermind made the iconic Louvre Pyramid vanish into the façade of the Musée du Louvre behind it. Through the use of giant photographic prints, JR shrouds the landmark to create an optical illusion on a grand scale. Created for his newest show JR au Louvre, the installation serves to encourage his viewers to take an active role when looking at the…

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Ancient Egyptian- High Priestess who worked in the temples

:::: PINTEREST.COM christiancross ::::The Goddess Hathor and Pharaoh Seti (Sethos)I father of Ramses II.

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The Louvre Pyramid, designed by the architect Ieoh Ming Pei, Cour Napoléon, Louvre Palace, Paris I

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After closing hours, floodlights illuminate the Louvre Museum, its famous glass pyramid, and a marble statue of King Louis XIV atop his trusty steed.

Black diorite statue of deity Nebt-Het (Nephtys). 18th dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III. Ancient Egypt. Louvre museum, Paris.

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The first known Theban monarch is a certain Antef or Enantef, whose coffin was discovered in the year 1827 by some Arabs near Qurnah, to the west of Thebes. The mummy bore the royal diadem, and the epigraph on the lid of the coffin declared the body which it contained to be that of "Antef, king of the two Egypts."

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