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Lot 1136: Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs

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22 October 2016

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  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
  • Chicago University Epigraphic Survey MEDINET HABU THE TEMPLE PROPER, PART II 1963 Vintage American Egyptology & Archaeology Large Folio Color Frontispiece Plates Diagrams Photographs
   
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Title: Medinet Habu: The Temple Proper, Part II. The Re Chapel, the Royal Mortuary Complex, and adjacent rooms with miscellaneous material from the Pylons, the Forecourts, and the first Hypostyle Hall.
Author: The Epigraphic Survey - The mission of the Epigraphic Survey, based at Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt since its founding in 1924, has been to produce photographs and precise line drawings of the inscriptions and relief scenes on major temples and tombs at Luxor for publication. More recently the Survey has expanded its program to include conservation, restoration, and site management. In addition to the field director, the professional staff of the Survey normally includes three to four epigraphers, four to five artists, two photographers, an architect, a librarian, several conservators, stonemasons, and IT consultants. The epigraphers and artists include both graduate students and post-doctoral scholars who have received training in all aspects of Egyptology. [Courtesy the University of Chicago]
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
City: Chicago
Year: 1963
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Full Set: No
Pagination: xix plus 119 plates
Width: 15.25" Height: 19.25"
Book Details: The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu is an important New Kingdom period structure in the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Aside from its size and architectural and artistic importance, the temple is probably best known as the source of inscribed reliefs depicting the advent and defeat of the Sea Peoples during the reign of Ramesses III. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Condition / Notes: This is the second volume only of the Epigraphic Survey's work on the temple proper at Medinet Habu and the sixth volume overall in the series. The vintage large folio is bound in two-tone cloth covers, with stamped gilt lettering on the spine and a full-color illustrated pastedown on the front cover. The volume shows mild shelfwear, mostly at the edges and corners. The binding is solid. The color frontispiece depicts Amon-Re, King of the Gods. The pages are clean and without markings. This work is profusely illustrated with 119 plates containing diagrams, plans, and photographs.

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