The J. Paul Getty Museum

Karnak. Temple de Ramessès IV. Porte triomphale

Object Details

Title:

Karnak. Temple de Ramessès IV. Porte triomphale

Artist/Maker:

Félix Bonfils (French, 1831 - 1885)

Culture:

French

Place:

Thebes, Egypt; Luxor, Egypt (Place Depicted)

Date:

1870s

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

86.XA.750.36

Dimensions:

27 × 21 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

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Object Description

View of a monumental gate carved with hieroglyphs. The top right corner of the gate appears to be missing. Two native men stand by the gate's opening.