Item 20333 - PHOTO0000003072

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CLT-20333




  • 1960-02 (Creation)

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English transcription: Derr (125 miles south of Aswan, right bank). The front of the Temple of Ra-Horakhti. The temple was built during the reign of Rameses II. It is now in a bad state of preservation. The reliefs and pillars could be moved and sent to various museums.
French transcription: Derr (200 km au sud d'Assouan, rive droite) - Le pronaos du temple de Rê-Harakhti. Le temple, aujourd'hui très mutilé, fut construit sous le règne de Ramsès II (1290-1223 av. J.C.). Rien n'est encore prévu pour le déplacement pour le déplacement éventuel des statues et des reliefs.
Description: Photograph showing Temple of Derr ruins at 1960. It is a speos or rock-cut Egyptian temple on the right (or east) bank of the Nile. In the foreground is seen around the temple a group of boys and the temple is seen submerged in water.
Location: Nubia

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UNESCO / Paul Almasy. See Reproduction notice here: Photographic Archives

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  • French

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  • Latin

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