NOTES: Bonomi's design was based on the tomb of Caius Cestius, Rome. The mausoleum as executed in 1796 was a slightly less austere pyramid without the rusticated plinth.
SOURCE: David Roberts and William Brockedon. Egypt and Nubia (London, 1846-1849), vol. 3, pl. 28
NOTES: The Sphinx dates from c. 2550-2500 BC and the pyramids of Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure) from 2589-2530 BC.
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 35