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Abou Simbel : Façade of the Great Rock Temple
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Title
Abou Simbel : Façade of the Great Rock Temple
Work Type
1 photograph
Date
[1868-1869]
Material
albumen
Measurements
20.6 x 15.5 cm ( 8.125 x 6 in).
Description
The base of the temple is shown along with the heads of three seated statues and one statue in a niche.
There is a small photographer's insignia at the lower right corner. There is an attached paper description: "The great rock temple of the sun-god Re was constructed, like the smaller one, by Rameses the Great. The god is carved in the rock beside the second Colossus."
Lazard Notes: "Le sable[?] arrive a la tete du 4em. Rameses a droite alors qu'il est deja digafé[?] aux 2/3 dans 2203GOO/XAI4 au dos des commentairies[?]: 'photographic and fine art publish,'"
Verso: "1111" and "No. 13."
ID Number
2233GOO/XAJ1
Provenance
Bertrand and Paola Lazard Holy Land Collection ; Bahdr ; Christies ; 1988 July
Rights
Collection provided by the Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania. CC BY 2.0
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File Properties
File Name
2233.jp2
SSID
21861161

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