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Nubia (general region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Abou Simbel, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/15
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.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/14
Scope and Contents 217 x 151 mm. A view showing the two scarred colossi with their guardian sphinxes in the desert at Wady Saboua, near Korosko. Frith supplies a conventionally romantic remark on their desolation: 'The reader will conjecture that the desolate figures which form my picture are the two statues which terminated the dromos, and some of the mutilated bodies of the androsphynxes. The pylon of the temple is rude, and very much dilapidated; and it appeared to me that these figures were most...
Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Early morning at Wady Kardassy, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/39
Scope and Contents

156 x 203 mm. A view of the ruins of Wady Kardassy, taken from the side of the building facing the Nile.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Portico of the temple of Gerf Hossayn, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/38
Scope and Contents

231 x 144 mm. A view showing part of the ruins of the temple of Gerf Hossayn, situated on a hill about 65 miles above the first cataract of the Nile.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Temple of Goorneh, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/20
Scope and Contents

229 x 153 mm. A view showing the low pillared facade of the temple, which, according to Frith is: 'exteriorly, one of the least imposing of the ruins of Thebes', with two Arabs standing among the sandy rubble in the foreground.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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‘The Nuba Four’, a CMS team that left Omdurman for the Nuba Mountains in Feb. 1935, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 30/32
Scope and Contents

Rev. William Dermot Kerr (1907-1975), Dr Elfrida Whidbourne, Sister Kay Quinlan and Reginald Evan Hopkins.

Dates: 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The temple of Maharraka, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/37
Scope and Contents

227 x 155 mm. A view showing the imposing columns and ruins of the unfinished temple of Maharraka.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Wady Kardassy, Nubia, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/5
Scope and Contents

229 x 167 mm. A view showing a four pillared ruin on the banks of the Nile. Sir G. Wilkinson named the site 'Gertasse', which Frith expounds on in the commentary which accompanies this print.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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