‘Virtual Walk’ Through Egyptian Relics
Google has brought its street view technology to one of the world’s most iconic archaeological sites, the company announced Wednesday.
“Now the Egypt of your imagination can be brought to life with new Street View imagery in Google Maps, and you can take a virtual walk among the stunning monuments and rich history of this ancient civilization,” Google said in a statement.
Users can explore the Pyramids of Giza, the sphinx and many other surviving relics of the ancient world. Sites now visible with the mapping technology also include the Giza Necropolis, one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, as well as the ancient burial ground of Saqqara.
Drop into the map to explore the new features.