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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Serapeum, the most important temple of Serapis, was located in the native Egyptian quarter of Rakhotis. Evidently founded in the reign of Ptolemy III, much of the temple was constructed in the first centuries AD, though the famous granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', dates to much later, around AD 297. Today, little else remains. South o...

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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Serapeum, the most important temple of Serapis, was located in the native Egyptian quarter of Rakhotis. Evidently founded in the reign of Ptolemy III, much of the temple was constructed in the first centuries AD, though the famous granite column known as 'Pompey's pillar', dates to much later, around AD 297. Today, little else remains. South o...

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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to egypt, Elisofon visited the archeologic site of Beni Hasan, south of Al Minyā. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.

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1961
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The famous granite quarries lie in the hills to the south of Aswan. They were the main source of granite in Egypt, exploited from earliest time right through to the Greco-Roman Period. The 'unfinished obelisk' still lies in the northern quarry. It represents an ancient project that failed. Its importance lies in the fact that it has enabled schola...

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1961
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Collection ID:
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Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The famous granite quarries lie in the hills to the south of Aswan. They were the main source of granite in Egypt, exploited from earliest time right through to the Greco-Roman Period." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Aswan, noted for ru...

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Creators:
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Dates:
1961
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The famous granite quarries lie in the hills to the south of Aswan. They were the main source of granite in Egypt, exploited from earliest time right through to the Greco-Roman Period. The 'unfinished obelisk' still lies in the northern quarry. It represents an ancient project that failed. Its importance lies in the fact that it has enabled schola...

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Creators:
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1961
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts two donkeys carrying men and Archimedean screw, with Maydum pyramid in the background. Ahramat Maydum is a monumental structure believed to have been built by King Snefru; originally was a smooth-sided, true geometric pyramid, although in its present ruined condition (lacking facing stones) it appears to be a three-stepped py...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to egypt, Elisofon visited the archeologic site of Beni Hasan, south of Al Minyā. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to egypt, Elisofon visited the archeologic site of Beni Hasan, south of Al Minyā. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to egypt, Elisofon visited the archeologic site of Beni Hasan, south of Al Minyā. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was working on "The Nile" project and traveled to Africa from March 14, 1961 to March 31, 1961, visiting Egypt.

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