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1910 Print Hieroglyphics Shoshenq Pharaoh King Karnak Egypt Meshwesh XGHC5

1910 Print Hieroglyphics Shoshenq Pharaoh King Karnak Egypt Meshwesh XGHC5

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This is an original 1910 black and white relief line-block print of hieroglyphic inscriptions of (Hedjkheperre Setepenre) Shoshenq I from the Karnak Temple Complex which is located along the Nile river in southern Egypt. Shoshenq I was a Meshwesh Berber king of Egypt and the founder of the 22nd Dynasty.


This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. 1/4 inch tear - left margin. No water damage. Please note that there are a few small dark markings in the margins of this piece. There are also several impressions in the paper extending from the bottom to the top on the center right side of the paper.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 14 inches; 19 x 36 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 has obtained an extraordinary portfolio of lithographs, collotypes, and relief line block prints, delving into the ethnological research and culture of the ancient Egyptians. The material collected was researched during the summer and autumn of 1906, and produced in this incredible portfolio in 1910 with the monetary funds of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Images offered in this beautiful collection are those of precious vessels, hieroglyphic inscriptions, pharaohs, and Egyptian deities. Explore ancient tombs, monuments, and the art of the ancient culture.

Keywords specific to this image: Dynasty, Hedjkheperre, Setepenre, Sheshonk, Sheshonq, Archeology, Archaeology