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The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis. The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure. During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile.

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The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis.  The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure.  During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile.

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Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911) (Artist)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place Term: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Ramses II, King of Egypt -- Statues
Memphis (Extinct city)
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 25 x 16.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: 8ce72ed0-c5f3-012f-7aac-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis. The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure. During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-601d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis. The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure. During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-601d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis. The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure. During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-601d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The fallen statue of Rameses II at Memphis.  The soft mud in which it is embedded has perfectly preserved the well-cut features and all the front part of the figure.  During about eight months of the year it is partly covered by the waters of the overflowing Nile.