1864 Wood Engraving Luxor Thebes Temple Complex Ancient Egypt Ruin Nile XGIB9

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This is an original 1864 black and white in-text wood engraving of a view of Ancient Egyptian temples at Luxor along the Nile River in Egypt. The structures may be the temples of Memnonium and Medeetnet Haboo. The Nile River is considered by many to be the longest river in the world.

CONDITION

This 147+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please also note that there is a dark mark in the center.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3 inches; 10 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)

Period Paper is thrilled to offer items from an exquisite collection of lithographs and wood engravings depicting ancient Egypt. From Heliopolis to Philae, Cairo, Luxor, Thebes, Karnak and more, this artistic collection encompasses a vast array of images including that of temples and tombs, pyramids and sphinxes, military armor, funeral processions, ancient ships, decorative Egyptian art, historic monuments, statues and sculptures, cultural scenes from the ancient Egyptian civilization and more. Come truly explore ancient Egypt through the vision of these enchantingly beautiful and expertly crafted lithographs and wood engravings.

Keywords specific to this image: Archeology, Archaeology, Column, Architecture, Memnonium, Medeenet Haboo

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