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South edge of the Island of Philae, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/25

Scope and Contents

235 x 156 mm. A view looking across the Nile towards the riverwall and temples of Philae. Visible behind the wall are part of Pharaoh's Bed and the pylon gateways of the Great Temple.


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from water staining along one edge.

Related Materials

Further views of Pharaoh's Bed can be seen at Y30214A/19 and Y30214B/7.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-06 09:31:59+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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