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Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Fenêtre et Chapiteaux des Galeries Latérales

Object Details

Title:

Karnak (Thèbes). Palais - Salle Hypostyle - Fenêtre et Chapiteaux des Galeries Latérales

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.693.1.57

Dimensions:

30.6 × 25.2 cm (12 1/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

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Object Description

The ruins of the Great Hypostyle Hall in the Karnak temple complex. Three rectangular window openings are supported by a row of columns. The central window opening is partially covered by a grill. The bricks creating the window frames and the columns are carved with hieroglyphs.