Art: The Baron in Egypt

What care I that some millions of wretched Israelites died tinder Pharaoh's lash or Egypt's sun? It was well that they died that I might have the pyramids to look on, or to fill a musing hour with wonderment.

These frank sentiments of the late, annoyingly literary George Moore got some rich encouragement last week. The best-known photographer of Harper's Bazaar had turned his glamorizing lenses on Gizeh and Thebes (see cuts). Baron George Hoyningen-Huene (pronounced Hoyningen-Hew-ney), 43, collaborated with Egyptologist George Steindorff, formerly of Leipzig University, in the publication of a super-glossy...

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