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Dendera : Columns from the Portico of the Great Temple [Graphic]
Good, Frank Mason
Object Details:
1 photograph : albumen ; 16 x 20.5 cm ( 6.25 x 8 in).
Publisher's insignia at lower right; attached description: "Dendera, i.e. probably 'The Abode of the Goddess Athor,' to whom this temple was dedicated. It belongs to the latest of the Ptolemies; on the rear wall of the temple outside are representations of Cleopatra and her son. These Isis-headed columns form part of the portico built by Tiberius ; on the ceiling is the famous Zodiac. The hieroglyphics are more profuse than in buildings of a genuine Egyptian order."
Columns with hieroglyphics and heads
CAJS Image Collection XAJ GOO 2246 XAJ14
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Category: Columns
Category: Hieroglyphics
Year: 1868
Creator: Good, Frank Mason
Physical description: photograph
Title: Dendera :