Glass plate negative



Accession Number
EC1722
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Photographic media, Glass plate negative
Period
Modern
Twentieth century CE/AD
1910s
Material
Glass
Provenance
Egypt, Esna, Temple
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Negative showing the Esna temple. This photograph was taken by Sgt. Johnson of the 436 Welsh Field Company c. 1917. It is similar to slide EC1585 which formed part of of a lecture which he gave. The notes from his lecture read 'The Esna temple built by Ptolemy 6th (BC 181-140). The temple as seen today is a rectangular building 108ft wide, 54 feet deep facing east or rather the river....'.