Williams Mausoleum, Homewood Cemetery

An Egyptian tomb extraordinary for its restraint: with none of the slightly cartoony Egyptian accoutrements that generally mark the style, it seems to return to the simplicity of the mid-nineteenth-century Egyptian Revival (compare, for example, the Walter mausoleum in the Allegheny Cemetery). The sloping sides, the projecting curves of the cornice and lintel, and the trapezoidal door frame are the elements that mark it as Egyptian.

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