A. J. Sunstein Mausoleum, West View Cemetery


A. J. Sunstein Mausoleum

Considering that the Exodus is the central event in Israel’s sacred history, Egyptian Revival has always struck old Pa Pitt as an odd choice of styles for a Jewish cemetery. But with this particular mausoleum he can see the appeal. “You think you’re a god-king, Pharaoh? Well, how would you like to be a door handle for the rest of eternity? What do you think of that, Mr. Bricks-Without-Straw?”

Bronze door handle with Pharaoh heads

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.