Plan geometral de l'interieur du Temple de Denderah autrefois Tentyris

Frederick Louis Norden (*1708 - 1742)
Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Temple of Hathor, Dendera, Egypt. Printed in Paris by Didot in 1795.

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Copper engraved plan of the Temple of Hathor in Dendrah, 55km north of Luxor.

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CartographerFrederick Louis Norden
TitlePlan geometral de l'interieur du Temple de Denderah autrefois Tentyris
Publisher, YearDidot, Paris, 1795
Plate Size25.6 x 15.6 cm (10.1 x 6.1 inches)
Sheet Size29.0 x 21.0 cm (11.4 x 8.3 inches)

Condition

Very good copy.

Cartographer

Frederick Louis Norden, an eminent Danish traveller, was born 1708 in Gluckstadt, Holstein. He was a volunteer in the British fleet under Sir John Norris in the Mediterranean, having been previously sent by the king of Denmark to Egypt, to make drawings and observations of the ancient monuments of that country. These he executed with great fidelity, and his Travels in Egypt and Nubia. with plates, were splendidly printed in 3 vols. folio. Being elected a member of the Royal Society of London, he presented to that learned body his drawings of ruins and colossal statues at Thebes, of which he also published a memoir. Died, 1742. (Maunder, S. The biographical treasury. New ed. 1870.)

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Copper engraving of an architectural illustration. Temple of Hathor, Dendera, Egypt. Printed in Paris by Didot in 1795.

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