1857 Print Logogram Pharaoh Sneferu Soris Canaan Egypt Levant Wadi Maghareh XHE1

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This is an original 1857 two-color relief line-block print of a hieroglyph representing the pharaoh Sneferu (Soris) and the Canaanites (Canaan) found in Wadi Maghareh, an Egyptian archaeological site in the Sinai Peninsula. Sneferu was the founder of the 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt.

CONDITION

This 154+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Two-Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 5 inches; 20 x 13 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Sinal, Maghara, Magharah, "The Valley of Caves", writing, historical Semitic region, Logographic, religious literature, papyrus, script, alphabetic elements, inscription, archaeological, Hieroglyphs, logographic systems, logographies, Egyptian language, characters, symbols, Arab, Arabic, codes, Ancient Egyptian ruler, pharaonic dynasty

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