In 1922 the archeologist Howard Carter entered the tomb of Tutankhamen and set off a period in architecture that was inspired first by Egyptian and later by Mayan motifs discovered in tombs and temples. This period is known as the Art Deco period. San Francisco has many examples.

 

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