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Philæ - The Hypæthral Temple Commonly Called Pharaoh's Bed, and Small Chapel

Francis Bedford1862

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Pharaoh's Bed at Philae. The temple consists of four sides of carved stone columns with no roof. A smaller stone temple adorned sits in the foreground to the left, surrounded by the remnants of stone walls. Palm trees line the banks of the Nile River, which can be seen behind the temple.

Details

  • Title: Philæ - The Hypæthral Temple Commonly Called Pharaoh's Bed, and Small Chapel
  • Creator: Francis Bedford
  • Date Created: 1862
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.8 × 12.9 cm (3 7/8 × 5 1/16 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.XB.1272.7
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Francis Bedford (English, 1815/1816 - 1894)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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