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Antonio Beato 
Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt 
[Album compiled by the Reverend J N Dalton (1839-1931) and presented to King George V] 
1860-1882 
  
Albumen print 
18.6 x 26.3 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2581458 
  
 
LL/93272 
  
Photograph of pair of colossal statues of seated figures of Amenhotep III, much eroded in desert; on throne next to lower leg of nearest figure is the sculpture of a woman, said to be his wife Tiy; two Egyptians stand and sit on base; cliffs rise behind 
 

 
  
 
  
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