Original Photograph of Egyptian Temple Interior, Printed Circa 1880s
Item Number: 14049
1880s Albumen Photo of the interior of the hypostyle hall in the Temple of Hathor at Dendera, Egypt. The great vertical mass created by the columns, capped with carved heads and bathed in sunlight, is contrasted with the small human-sized door at the end of the hallway with darkness and rubble inside. The photograph measures 11" x 8." Photograph taken by Adelphoi Zangaki, circa 1880s, a noted travel photographer best known for his ancient Egyptian scenes. An excellent example. Small tear near top margin, otherwise in excellent condition.