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

"The Great Temple of Amun, built along two axes, is a sprawling mass of ruined temple. It contains not only the Great Temple of Amun with its Festival temple of Tuthmosis (Thutmose) III, but also the Great Hypostile Hall, the kiosk of Taharqa, the chapel of Sethos (Seti) I, the temple of Ramesses (Ramses) III, the sacred lake, the Festival temple o...

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1965
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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 Great Temple of Amun, built along two axes, is a sprawling mass of ruined temple. It contains not only the Great Temple of Amun with its Festival temple of Tuthmosis (Thutmose) III, but also the Great Hypostile Hall, the kiosk of Taharqa, the chapel of Sethos (Seti) I, the temple of Ramesses (Ramses) III, the sacred lake, the Festival temple o...

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1965
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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 site of ancient Djeba (Arabic Edfu) was the traditional location of the mythological battle between the gods Horus and Seth; and its sandstone Ptolemaic temple, dedicated to Horus, is the most complete and best preserved of all the temples in Egypt. It was evidently begun by Ptolemy III in 237 BC and completed 180 years later in 57 BC." [Wilki...

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Dates:
1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Aerials of Shell-BP rig in creek. Small barge at right next to rig is fuel supply barge for diesels. String of boats near rig are living quarters, dining and kitchen barge, and power supply for living quarters. Also drilling barge as crane lifts pipe straightener." [Elisofon field notes, August 1959-December 1959]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Lake Bosumtwi is situated in south-central Ghana, 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Kumasi. The only true inland lake in the country, it has no surface outlet and was formed in a meteorite impact crater. With an area of 19 square miles (49 square km) and a depth of 230-240 feet (70-73 metres), the lake is fed by small streams that tumble down the crate...

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1961
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1971, six and a half kilometers south of Aswan. Seventeen million cubic meters of rock were excavated, and 42,700,000 cubic meters of material were used in the construction of a virtual mountain of earth and rock over a cement and clay core. The crest of the dam runs for 520 meters across the river. Tw...

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1961
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1971, six and a half kilometers south of Aswan. Seventeen million cubic meters of rock were excavated, and 42,700,000 cubic meters of material were used in the construction of a virtual mountain of earth and rock over a cement and clay core. The crest of the dam runs for 520 meters across the river. Tw...

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Creators:
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1959
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Lake Bosumtwi is situated in south-central Ghana, 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Kumasi. The only true inland lake in the country, it has no surface outlet and was formed in a meteorite impact crater. With an area of 19 square miles (49 square km) and a depth of 230-240 feet (70-73 metres), the lake is fed by small streams that tumble down the crate...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Aerials of Shell-BP rig in creek. Small barge at right next to rig is fuel supply barge for diesels. String of boats near rig are living quarters, dining and kitchen barge, and power supply for living quarters. Also drilling barge as crane lifts pipe straightener." [Elisofon field notes, August 1959-December 1959]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Aerials of Shell-BP rig in creek. Small barge at right next to rig is fuel supply barge for diesels. String of boats near rig are living quarters, dining and kitchen barge, and power supply for living quarters. Also drilling barge as crane lifts pipe straightener." [Elisofon field notes, August 1959-December 1959]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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