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Statues of Memnon at Thebes, During the Inundation - Egypt
Statues of Memnon at Thebes, During the Inundation - Egypt
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Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
35 x 51.8 cm (image); 41.6 x 59.7 cm (sheet)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.16974
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The Nile river during its flood stage - in the foreground at waters edge a group of men labor with ancient temple masonry - beyond them two colossal stone ststues, their pedestals in the rising water face away from the viewer towards the Sun, split at the horizon - more ancient structures in the far distance - a herd of cows are watered at left. ( Jim Hahn 02/14/95)