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The great pylon at Edfou, Upper Egypt, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/3

Scope and Contents

232 x 163 mm. A view showing the massive entrance to the temple of Horus at Edfu, with a group of Europeans standing at the base of the pylon on which are sculpted various scenes. The drifting sand, which in this print reaches to the top of the wall behind the pylon on which are sculpted various scenes, has subsequently been removed to leave a temple in a remarkable state of preservation.


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, apart from slight water stain along one edge and some yellowing in from edges.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-02 11:57:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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