The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Gate of Ptolemy II and the Temple of Isis, Philae

Object Details

Title:

The Gate of Ptolemy II and the Temple of Isis, Philae

Artist/Maker:

John Beasley Greene (American, born France, 1832 - 1856)

Culture:

American

Date:

1853–1854

Medium:

Salted paper print from a waxed paper negative

Object Number:

84.XM.361.13

Dimensions:

23.5 × 29.8 cm (9 1/4 × 11 3/4 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

André Jammes, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Procession to the Fallen Gods: Photography in Nineteenth-Century Egypt (February 10 to April 19, 1987)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), February 10 to April 19, 1987
Antiquity & Photography: Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites (November 9, 2005 to May 1, 2006)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa (Malibu), November 9, 2005 to May 1, 2006