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Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Colonnade Centrale - Décoration d'un Fût

Object Details

Title:

Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Colonnade Centrale - Décoration d'un Fût

Artist/Maker:

Félix Teynard (French, 1817 - 1892)

Culture:

French

Place:

Karnak, Egypt (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1851–1852; print 1853

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

86.XB.693.1.54

Dimensions:

24.7 × 16 cm (9 3/4 × 6 5/16 in.)

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Object Description

Detail of a column shaft in the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Karnak temple complex. The column has been carved with hieroglyphs and sunken relief sculptures. The sculptures depict two figures standing back to back.