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Colossal Head Of Aboo Simbel

Colossal Head Of Aboo Simbel

Photographer: Delamotte, Philip Henry (1820 - 1889)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1855

Shelfmark: Tab.442.a.5

Item number: 78

Length: 27.3

Width: 23.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

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).

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