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Maker(s):Beato, Antonio
Culture:Italian; British (ca. 1825-ca. 1903)
Title:Interior relief, Temple of Isis, Philae
Date Made:mid 19th - early 20th century
Materials:Albumen print
Place Made:Africa; Egypt
Measurements:Mount: 17 in x 14 in; 43.2 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 10 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in; 26 cm x 19.7 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1995.6.23
Credit Line:Gift of William and Sylvia Durfee

Black and white image of a temple wall covered in hieroglyphs, with five main rows visible. In the second row down, three seated figures face left and three seated figures face right. In the next row down is the image of a crowned hawk or other type of bird facing right. In the next row down, six standing figures attend a seated woman with her child. There are three on each side, all facing the central mother and child, who faces right.

temples; shrines; religion; ruins; ancient

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