Abou Simbel, Nubia, 1857
Scope and Contents
158 x 220 mm. A view showing the facade of the great temple at Abu Simbel with the colossal statues of Rameses II seen in profile. Probably the most photographed of the Ancient Egyptian sites from Maxime du Campe (1849) onwards. The temple was moved to higher ground to protect it from the effects of the Aswan High Dam.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Poor condition, some overall fading and yellowing in from the edges
Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer
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