1918 Print Nabk Holy Tree Great Age Sacred Lotus Pilgrimage Cloth Flags XGEC2


This is an original 1918 black and white halftone print of an ancient Nabk tree which is considered holy in Egypt. Visitors to this tree would tear pieces of their clothing and hang them from the enormous tree trunk in the hopes of making connections with the saints who are said to live in the branches above.

Photography by M. Lekegian


This 93+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 4.5 inches; 17 x 11 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Nubia, Sudan, Ziziphus Lotus, Lotus Eaters, Mythology, Copts, Coptic