Dateless Tombs Arose

Egypt! from whose all dateless tombs arose
Forgotten Pharaohs from their long repose,

Pyramid of Menkaure, Al Ahram, Giza, Egypt

And shook within their pyramids to hear
A new Cambyses thundering in their ear…

From Lord Byron’s The Age of Bronze (1823)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s