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1903 Print Sarcophagus Egypt Unas Pyramid Boudier Saqqara 5th Dynasty XHA3

1903 Print Sarcophagus Egypt Unas Pyramid Boudier Saqqara 5th Dynasty XHA3

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This is an original 1903 halftone print of the 1881 excavation of the pyramid of Unas. It features Gaston Maspero in the sepulchral chamber of the pyramid of Unas. Behind him is the actual sarcophagus.

This item is from a limited edition collection of important historical prints of Ancient Egypt produced in 1903. The edition size produced at that time was out of 1,000 and this collection of prints was numbered 763. The edition and number are not present on the individual item but rather was provided for the collection as a whole.

CONDITION

This 108+ 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 that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 5.25 inches; 11 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)

This piece was illustrated by Boudier, Edouard. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: excavation, dig site, archeology, Gaston Maspero, costume

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