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posted on 2023-04-04, 18:19 authored by The Griffith InstituteThe Griffith Institute
Photograph: Alexandria. The western, prostrate, obelisk of Tuthmosis III being prepared for removal to London. Building the metal casing around the obelisk.

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Site

Alexandria

Photograph description

The western, prostrate, obelisk of Tuthmosis III being prepared for removal to London. Building the metal casing around the obelisk.

Photographer

Borgiotti (probably)

Date

1877 [The London obelisk removed in 1877-8.]

Signature and caption

'[no signature] [no caption]'

Dimensions

32.4 by 24.6 cm

Archive reference

Gr. Inst. 6014

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