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1965
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EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Medinet Habu has two courts with a combination of papyrus columns and statue pillars. The rear hall of the court rises on a flat platform articulated by a cavetto. Broad, high pylons precede in front and, with their huge wall planes, clearly seal the sacred interior from the outside world." [Arnold D., 1999: Temples of the Last Phara...

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1965
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Medinet Habu has two courts with a combination of papyrus columns and statue pillars. The rear hall of the court rises on a flat platform articulated by a cavetto. Broad, high pylons precede in front and, with their huge wall planes, clearly seal the sacred interior from the outside world." [Arnold D., 1999: Temples of the Last Phara...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
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1965
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The temple of Medinet Habu has two courts with a combination of papyrus columns and statue pillars. The rear hall of the court rises on a flat platform articulated by a cavetto. Broad, high pylons precede in front and, with their huge wall planes, clearly seal the sacred interior from the outside world." [Arnold D., 1999: Temples of the Last Phara...

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

"The temple is oriented east to west according to the 'local north' determined by the river. It is entered through the remains of the Ptolemaic portal at the southwest of the precinct. The temple itself was begun by Ptolemy VI but most of the decoration was not completed until the time of Ptolemy XII Auletes, and the outermost areas were not built ...

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1965
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"At Kom Ombo, a new temple was started under Ptolemy VI. The building was conceived as a double temple with two processional axes, one leading to the sanctuary of Haroeris and the other to the sanctuary of Sobek. The 28.5 x 44m building had a double gate in its facade and two side entrances. An ambulatory surrounded the two main sanctuaries. To the...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
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1965
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"At Kom Ombo, a new temple was started under Ptolemy VI. The building was conceived as a double temple with two processional axes, one leading to the sanctuary of Haroeris and the other to the sanctuary of Sobek. The 28.5 x 44m building had a double gate in its facade and two side entrances. An ambulatory surrounded the two main sanctuaries. To the...

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1965
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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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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1965
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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1965
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
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1965
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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