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The Small Rock Temple at Abou Simbel. Colossal Figure of the Queen (Main View)

Francis Frith

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Looking upward at the facade of a rock-cut, ancient Egyptian temple, showing a large carved female figure in a niche. The narrow walls on the sides of the figure are carved with hieroglyphs. A double view intended for stereoscope use, mounted within a book.

Details

  • Title: The Small Rock Temple at Abou Simbel. Colossal Figure of the Queen (Main View)
  • Creator: Francis Frith
  • Date Created: 1859–1860
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 7.2 × 14.4 cm (2 13/16 × 5 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tinted albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.1346.79
  • 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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