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A tall stone obelisk with a single column of hieroglyphs on each side. A group of men are gathered around the base of the obelisk.

Details

  • Title: Obelisque d'Heliopolis (Matariya)
  • Creator: G. Lekegian
  • Date Created: about 1870–1890
  • Location Created: Cairo, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 27.1 × 20.7 cm (10 11/16 × 8 1/8 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.1407.3
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: G. Lekegian (French, active Paris, France and Egypt 1870s - 1890s)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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