Modeler Michael Berger entered this impressive small-scale box diorama of French soldiers standing in awe before the Spinx during Napoleon’s Egyptian Expedition in the MMSI Chicago Show in 2011. (Photos courtesy Michael Berger.)

Pyramides de Memphis. An Eventful Visit to the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, just after dawn, late 1798. (2011; 28mm and forced perspective)