1832 Wood Engraving Colossi Memnon Whistling Statue Egyptian Landmark XGGD1


This is an original 1832 monochrome wood engraving of the Colossi of Memnon, enormous statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III located in the Theban necropolis in Egypt. Ever since an earthquake damaged the eastern statue, it has been known to whistle, or sing, with the wind.


This 179+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Monochrome
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 3.25 inches; 13 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)