en attendant les barbares II

Long gone views to Egypt’s Pharaonic temples of Aboo-Simble and Edfu, before disinterred or studied. Drawings made on the spot by Scottish painter David Roberts  (1796 -1864).

Lithographed by engraver Louis Haghe, images from Library of Congress

Aboo-Simble temple– elavations and interior




Temple and portico views of Edfou



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