Man standing in lap of giant seated pharaoh statue, which is covered in graffiti and surrounded by hieroglyphs.


  • Title: Rameses Colossus, Abou Simbel
  • Creator: Francis Frith
  • Date Created: about 1859
  • Location Created: Abu Simbel, Nubia, Egypt
  • Physical Dimensions: 20.6 × 16.4 cm (8 1/8 × 6 7/16 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.XO.1180.117
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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