Egyptian Revival Architecture Photos

Both Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and the discovery of King Tut's tomb fanned an adoption of Egyptian design & themes for architecture & decorative arts in Europe and America. The Egyptian concept of an afterlife also gave rise to the Egyptian Revival style in cemeteries.

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Scottish Rite Temple. Mobile, AL.Egyptian revival doorway of Fort Trumbull. New London, CT.Egyptian revival details of Fort Trumbull. New London, CT.Evans Hall on Yale Campus. New Haven, CT.
Scottish Rite Temple (1921) (351 St. Francis St.). Mobile, AL. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: George B. Rogers. On National Register.Egyptian revival doorway of Fort Trumbull. New London, CT.Egyptian revival details of Fort Trumbull. New London, CT.Evans Hall (1837) (former Elizabeth Apthorp House) (56 Hillhouse Ave.) on Yale Campus. New Haven, CT. Style: Italianate With Neo-Egyptian Style. Architect: Alexander Jackson Davis.
Egyptian style capitals of Evans Hall columns. New Haven, CT.Grove Street Cemetery Entrance plus 1872 Gothic chapel with bee symbolizing released souls behind. New Haven, CT.Oblique view of Grove Street Cemetery Egyptian Revival Entrance symbolizing rebirth. New Haven, CT.First National Bank now Chicone Building. Orlando, FL.
Egyptian style capitals of Evans Hall columns. New Haven, CT.Grove Street Cemetery Entrance (1845) plus 1872 Gothic chapel with bee symbolizing released souls behind. New Haven, CT. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: Henry Austin. On National Register.Oblique view of Grove Street Cemetery Egyptian Revival Entrance symbolizing rebirth. New Haven, CT.First National Bank (1929) now Chicone Building (190 South Orange Ave.). Orlando, FL. Style: Art Deco & Egyptian Revival. Architect: Howard M. Reynolds.
Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs. Dublin, Ireland.Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs. Dublin, Ireland.Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs. Dublin, Ireland.Egyptian-revival columns on U.S. Custom House. New Orleans, LA.
Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs (1927) (78-79 Grafton St.). Dublin, Ireland.Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs (1927) (78-79 Grafton St.). Dublin, Ireland.Bewley's Oriental Cafe with Egyptian Revival designs (1927) (78-79 Grafton St.). Dublin, Ireland.Egyptian-revival columns on U.S. Custom House. New Orleans, LA.
Egyptian Revival style tomb at Grace Episcopal Church. St. Francisville, LA.Egyptian symbol detail on tomb in graveyard of Grace Episcopal Church. St. Francisville, LA.Chalmette Monument in limestone modeled on Egyptian-style obelisk. New Orleans, LA.Kansas City Liberty Memorial & National World War I Museum. Kansas City, MO.
Egyptian Revival style tomb at Grace Episcopal Church. St. Francisville, LA.Egyptian symbol detail on tomb in graveyard of Grace Episcopal Church. St. Francisville, LA.Chalmette Monument (1855) in limestone modeled on Egyptian-style obelisk. New Orleans, LA. Architect: Richards & Stroud & Co..Kansas City Liberty Memorial (1921-6) & National World War I Museum (in Penn Valley Park). Kansas City, MO. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: Harold Van Buren Magonigle.
Sculpted Egyptian-style winged lion at Liberty Memorial. Kansas City, MO.Art Deco Egyptian sphinx on Hinds County Court House. Jackson, MS.Touro Synagogue Cemetery with Egyptian Revival entrance arch. Newport, RI.Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.
Sculpted Egyptian-style winged lion at Liberty Memorial. Kansas City, MO.Art Deco Egyptian sphinx on Hinds County Court House. Jackson, MS.Touro Synagogue Cemetery (1677) with Egyptian Revival entrance arch (1842). Newport, RI.Masonic Temple (1926) (650 East South Temple). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Egyptian Revival.
Egyptian sphinx & art themes of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.Carved granite Egyptian sphinx of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.Egyptian style lotus pillars of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.United States Parcel Post Building. Richmond, VA.
Egyptian sphinx & art themes of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.Carved granite Egyptian sphinx of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.Egyptian style lotus pillars of Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City, UT.United States Parcel Post Building (1929) (1100 E. Main St.). Richmond, VA. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: Marcellus Eugene Wright, Sr..
Egyptian Building. Richmond, VA.Column details of Egyptian Building. Richmond, VA.Facade details of Stewart's Egyptian Building. Richmond, VA.Fox Theatre , originally the Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian Building (1846) (College & Marshall). Richmond, VA. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: Thomas S. Stewart. On National Register.Column details of Egyptian Building. Richmond, VA.Facade details of Stewart's Egyptian Building. Richmond, VA.Fox Theatre (1929), originally the Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque. Atlanta, GA. Architect: Marye, Alger & Vinour. On National Register.
Egyptian mural in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian scarab in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian cobras on wings in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian cobras on wings in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian mural in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian scarab in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian cobras on wings in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian cobras on wings in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Papyrus columns in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Columns in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian king in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style fan-shaped light in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Papyrus columns in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Columns in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian king in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style fan-shaped light in ballroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian-style fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style tile on fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style artwork in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style ceiling lamp in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian-style fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style tile on fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style artwork in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style ceiling lamp in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Egyptian-style column in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style lamp in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Peery's Egyptian Theater. Ogden, UT.Egyptian motifs decorate Peery's Egyptian Theater. Ogden, UT.
Egyptian-style column in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Egyptian-style lamp in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Peery's Egyptian Theater (1924) (2415 Washington Blvd). Ogden, UT. Style: Egyptian Revival. Architect: Myrl A. McClenahan.Egyptian motifs decorate Peery's Egyptian Theater. Ogden, UT.
Box office of Peery's Egyptian Theater. Ogden, UT.Fireplace with Egyptian-style design at Clarke Estate. Santa Fe Springs, CA.Ibis-headed Egyptian-style figure on Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Box office of Peery's Egyptian Theater. Ogden, UT.Fireplace with Egyptian-style design at Clarke Estate. Santa Fe Springs, CA.Ibis-headed Egyptian-style figure on Million Dollar Theater. Los Angeles, CA.Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum (1966) (1660 Park Ave.). San Jose, CA.
Row of rams in ancient Egyptian style before Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Papyrus & columns on facade of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Sphinx sculpture outside Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Fountain in garden of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.
Row of rams in ancient Egyptian style before Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Papyrus & columns on facade of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Sphinx sculpture outside Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Fountain in garden of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.

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