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Egypt: the "statues of Memnon". Colour lithograph by G.W. Seitz, ca. 1878, after Carl Werner, 1871.

  • Werner, Karl Friedrich Heinrich, 1808-1894.
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[1878]
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40355i
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Werner, Karl Friedrich Heinrich
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Accompanying sheet of text by Johannes Dümichen recounts the story that the statues had been heard to speak, and identifies the subject of the northern one as Amenophis III, not the Memnon who is mentioned in the Iliad

Publication/Creation

Wandsbeck near Hamburg : Gustav W. Seitz, Publishers, [1878]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 26.2 x 37.7 cm

Lettering

The statues of Memnon

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40355i

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  • English


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