Colossal Head Of Aboo Simbel
Photographer: Delamotte, Philip Henry (1820 - 1889)
Medium: Photographic print
Work in progress on the brick and plaster reproductions of the Colossal Abu Simbel figures for the Assyrian and Egyptian courts of Crystal Palace in Sydenham Hill. Four colossal statues of Rameses II originally stood outside his temple at Abu Simbel (built ca.1270 BC).