This is an original 1923 halftone print of a Sphinx-lined avenue by the Great Temple of Karnak, located in Karnak (ancient Thebes), Egypt. Some of the worlds most remarkable sphinxes can be found here. Some were shaped like kneeling rams, while some were shaped like lions with human heads. These sphinxes were positioned to line the pathways of the Temple. This particular image depicts a sphinx lined path leading from the Temple of Karnak to the river-quay. Photography by Gaddis & Seif.
This 88+ 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 9 x 6.75 inches; 23 x 17 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: Krio-Sphinxes, Andro-Sphinxes, Kneeling Rams, Luxor, Amenhotep III