Grandes colonnes du Temple du Soleil (Balbek)

Félix Bonfils1872

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Six huge columns standing over vast stone ruins. A man stands at the base of one column, providing a sense of scale.


  • Title: Grandes colonnes du Temple du Soleil (Balbek)
  • Creator: Félix Bonfils
  • Date Created: 1872
  • Location Created: Baalbek, Syria; Baalbek, Lebanon
  • Physical Dimensions: 27.8 × 21.9 cm (10 15/16 × 8 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XM.422.29
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Félix Bonfils (French, 1831 - 1885)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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