Ellen Lloyd - AncientPages.com - What horrifying images did Napoleon Bonaparte see when he visited the Great Pyramid in Egypt? Was Napoleon given a vision of the future?
Napoleon's strange encounter inside the King's Chamber is still shrouded in mystery.
In 1798, Napoleon embarked on a military and archaeological expedition of Egypt. Like so many other people at the time, Napoleon was fascinated with Pharaohs and he took with him several engineers, surveyors, astronomers and archaeologists in order to learn more about the mysteries of ancient Egypt. Napoleon's scientists surveyed, measured, explored and made drawings of the Great Pyramid. Later, on Bonaparte's order their research was published in a number of volumes from 1809 to 1822.
This brings us to the most interesting part of Napoleon's visit to Egypt.
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