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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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level. Of the Middle Kingdom tombs...

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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

"Queen-king Hatshepsut donated four obelisks to the god amun at Karnak. Two have disappeared entirely, and of the two which were placed between the fourth and fifth pylons only the northern monument (the tallest standing obelisk in Egypt) still remains in place. The inscriptions on this obelisk make clear the queen's reasons for donating the monume...

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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

"Queen-king Hatshepsut donated four obelisks to the god amun at Karnak. Two have disappeared entirely, and of the two which were placed between the fourth and fifth pylons only the northern monument (the tallest standing obelisk in Egypt) still remains in place. The inscriptions on this obelisk make clear the queen's reasons for donating the monume...

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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan a...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
Level:
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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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan a...

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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level. Of the Middle Kingdom tombs...

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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level. Of the Middle Kingdom tombs...

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

"Qubbet al-Hawa ('Dome of the Wind') takes its name from a small domed structure on the summit of a hill on the western bank of the Nile. Below, the cliff is honeycombed with tombs hewn out of the rock about half way up the elevation facing the river. The group of Old Kingdom tombs (2686-2181B.C.) lie on the lower level. Of the Middle Kingdom tombs...

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

"Queen-king Hatshepsut donated four obelisks to the god Amun at Karnak. Two have disappeared entirely, and of the two which were placed between the fourth and fifth pylons only the northern monument (the tallest standing obelisk in Egypt) still remains in place. The inscriptions on this obelisk make clear the queen's reasons for donating the monume...

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

"Queen-king Hatshepsut donated four obelisks to the god amun at Karnak. Two have disappeared entirely, and of the two which were placed between the fourth and fifth pylons only the northern monument (the tallest standing obelisk in Egypt) still remains in place. The inscriptions on this obelisk make clear the queen's reasons for donating the monume...

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