This is an original 1864 black and white in-text wood engraving of Temple of the Birth of Isis which is located in the Dendera (Dendara) Temple Complex which is near to Dendera, Egypt, in Africa. It is very well-preserved and covers about 40,000 square meters. Pharaoh Pepi built on this site beginning in about 2250 BC.
This 147+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - center right. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 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)
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Keywords specific to this image: Archeology, Archaeology, Architecture, Pharaoh, Pepi