Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

HomeContentsVisual indexesC.G. Fountaine

 
  
Standard
  
  
C.G. Fountaine 
Temple of Erment [Armant], Upper Egypt 
[Photographic views taken in Egypt and Greece by C. G. Fontaine] 
1862 
  
Albumen print 
25.4 x 34.3 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2081572 
  
 
LL/93237 
  
Frontal view of the temple of Armant with some of the remaining columns around its courtyard, the small hypostyle hall and the entrance to the sanctuary. The temple, built between the XI Dynasty and the Roman period (c.2040 BC-AD 200), was dedicated to the war-god Montu and largely destroyed during the late nineteenth century.
 
Acquired by King Edward VII when Prince of Wales 
 

 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint