1864 Wood Engraving Philae Temple Complex Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics XGIB9

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This is an original 1864 black and white in-text wood engraving of the inner court of the temple complex on the island of Philae in Egypt. Philae is now located in Lake Nasser, Nubia. It was the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex that was dismantled and relocated to a new site. It had to be moved due to the Aswan Dam project.

CONDITION

This 147+ 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. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3.5 inches; 10 x 9 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: Architecture, Archeology, Archaeology, Court

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