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1935 Print Tombs Ethiopia Architecture Labedin Danakil Desert Africa Lava XGUA1

1935 Print Tombs Ethiopia Architecture Labedin Danakil Desert Africa Lava XGUA1

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This is an original 1935 black and white halftone print of tombs on the lava fields of Labedin in the Danakil Desert of Ethiopia, Africa. There were more than sixty tombs in the region, and all but one pictured here were done in the traditional circular construction. It is unknown why this single tomb was built in a rectangular shape.


This 76+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 3 inches; 13 x 8 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)

Thirsty for an African safari? Period Paper is proud to guide you through a collection of images through Ethiopia's Danakil Desert region. Once referred to as "the hell-hole of creation," this arid area is more than your typical assortment of sand dunes. Through the eons, the Danakil has bore silent witness to the rise and decline of several Abyssinian and tribal empires. This adventurous collection features caravans, ancient tombs, geologic land forms, and portraits of native women. Experience the trek without the camel chafe. To further your journey, simply click on the link at the bottom of the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Art, Abyssinia, Masonry, Grave, Egogi