The mysteries of the pyramids of Egypt have captivated many of us for generation and there are many fantastic stories associated with them, but that doesn’t mean we should believe everything we see.

Like this image, is it a perfectly timed photo of lightning hitting the mysterious structure? Well, we do know that the tops of Egypt’s giant wonders were originally topped with gold, which would have the potential to attract lightning from the heavens.

But despite how amazing this picture would be, it’s not a real photo. Turns out it is digital image by Jason Benz Bennee.

Daniel James
Authored by Daniel James

Daniel is a Melbourne-based multimedia journalist with international experience as an editor, producer, designer and artist at some of Australasia’s biggest newsrooms. A longtime commentator and reporter on internet culture, he now journals his observations on digital life and counterculture for Boldly.

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