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Entrance to the Great Temple, Luxor, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/12

Scope and Contents

231 x 161 mm. A view showing the massive stone entrance to the temple with carved hieroglyphics over its face and flanked by two monumental statues of Rameses II buried to the shoulders in the sand and the rubble. Beyond the entrance can be seen the tower of a mosque of more recent date.


  • 1857


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but overall yellowing and some fading.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-06-30 16:44:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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