Item 20373 - PHOTO0000003429

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FR PUNES AG 12-Photo-CLT-20373




  • 1960-03 (Creation)

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1 black-and-white photo print.

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English transcription: Buhen (220 miles south of Aswan, left bank). The Temple of Horus built by Queen Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis II and Tuthmosis III (1520-1450 BC). Low-reliefs and paintings on the northern and western walls of the temple. The Sudanese Antiquities Service will arrange for its removal to a place of safety.
French transcription: Buhen (345 km au sud d'Assouan) - Le Temple d'Horus, construit par Hatshepsout, Thoutmosis II et Thoutmosis III (1520-1450 av. J.C.). Bas-reliefs et peintures sur les murs ouest et nord du temple. Le Service des Antiquités du Soudan décidera de son transport en un lieu d'exposition adequat.
Description: Mur d'un ancien temple avec de très belles fresques, on distingue notament Horus et un autre personnage qui lui fait face. Ces vestiges sont recouverts par un toit modernen pour les protéger.
Location: Nubia

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

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  • English
  • French

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  • Latin

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