This is an original 1926 halftone print of the Blue Nile flooding into Luxor (ancient Thebes), Egypt. The Colossi of Memnon can be seen in the far right corner, and in the foreground, the ruins of the Ramesseum. The Colossi of Memnon depict Amenhotep III, and were built in the 14th century BC of quartzite sandstone found at el-Gabal el-Ahmar. The Ramesseum is the memorial temple of Ramesses II and was built during the 13th century BC. Photography by Gaddis and Seif.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches; 22 x 14 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: Ramses II, mortuary temple, landscape, river