Daguerreotype of Pompey’s Pillar with then-recent graffiti written on it in Alexandria, Egypt, 1842. Originally built in 297 CE to commemorate the victory of Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt. [1336×3500]

Daguerreotype of Pompey’s Pillar with then-recent graffiti written on it in Alexandria, Egypt, 1842. Originally built in 297 CE to commemorate the victory of Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt. [1336×3500]