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Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Vue Générale prise du Point Q

Object Details

Title:

Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Vue Générale prise du Point Q

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.693.1.52

Dimensions:

24.5 × 30.2 cm (9 5/8 × 11 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

The ruins of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Karnak temple complex. Two rows of large cylindrical columns are standing at the center of the ruins. The ground is covered in debris, including bricks carved with hieroglyphs.