Temple at Esneh.[In plate:] Temple at Esneh Nov.r 25th. 1838.
London, Published by F.G. Moon, 20. Threadneedle St. Aug.t 1.st 1846.
Coloured lithograph. 439 x 615mm. 17¼ x 24¼".
Inside the hall of columns in the Temple of Esna. The columns are decorated with lotus and palm capitals. The Temple is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. Thuthmosis III laid the foundations of the Temple in the 18th Dynasty, but Ptolemaic and Roman Emperors, from 40-250 A.D., completed it, and their names are recorded all over the Temple walls.
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