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Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia

Object Details

Title:

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Place:

Nubia, Egypt (Place Created)

Date:

1857

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1301.28

Dimensions:

15.3 × 21.1 cm (6 × 8 5/16 in.)

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Object Description

Desert scene depicting two standing pharaoh statues with sphinx statues beside them and a third headless sphinx statue in the background.