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Heliopolis Gallery

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Choose from 47 pictures in our Heliopolis collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Obelisk of Senusret I, site of Heliopolis, Egypt Featured Print

Obelisk of Senusret I, site of Heliopolis, Egypt

The obelisk of Senusret I, in the ancient city of Heliopolis, Egypt. Senusret erected two red granite obelisks there to celebrate his Year 30 Heb Sed Jubilee. One of the obelisks still remains and is the oldest standing obelisk in Egypt. It is now in the Al-Masalla (Obelisk in Arabic) area of Al-Matariyyah district near the Ain Shams district (Heliopolis). It is 67 feet tall and weighs 120 tons (240, 000 pounds). Date: circa 1930s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

The Temple of Venus at Baalbek, Lebanon Featured Print

The Temple of Venus at Baalbek, Lebanon

The Temple of Venus (Aphrodite) at Baalbek, Lebanon. A town in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon situated east of the Litani River, known as Heliopolis during the period of Roman rule, it was one of the largest sanctuaries in the empire and contains some of the best preserved Roman ruins in the Middle East. Photograph taken by Colonel David Sutherland of SBS and SAS, was part of a 12-man Special Boat Service unit which made a daring raid on the occupied Greek island of Rhodes. Sutherland then took part in Operation Albumen on Crete, when 29 German aircraft were destroyed for the loss of one officer, and afterwards escaped with several Cretans who feared German reprisals. Date: circa 1942

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

A Voisin flies over a Farman Featured Print

A Voisin flies over a Farman

A Voisin flies over a Farman at the Grande Semaine dAviation meeting held at Heliopolis near Cairo, February 1910. Organised by the Aero Club of Egypt, this early notable week-long event attracted 13 entrants - including Hauvette-Michelin, a nephew of the famous tyre manufacturers Michelin Freres, (Antoinette VII), Jacques Balsan (Ble

© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library) / Mary Evans Picture Library