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Pylon gateway at Medinet Haboo [Habu], 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/18

Scope and Contents

155 x 230 mm. A view showing the massive gateway with sculptured hieroglyphics leading to an inner courtyard at Medinet Haboo, on the western bank of the Nile at Thebes. Frith comments: 'But perhaps nothing will strike the traveller more, as he wanders through these wonderful ruins, than the succession of pylon-gateways, leading from one immense sculptured court to another. The one now represented is, I believe, the third from the entrance.'


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but fading in from edges and with some water staining on bottom edge of print.

Related Materials

The court at Medina Habu into which the Pylon Gateway opens can be seen at Y30214A/34.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-05 15:52:13+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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