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Vari edifizi.

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Title
Vari edifizi.
Names
Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Architecture -- Ancient -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823 - 1838
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ARCHI-Anc-A-Z
Topics
Aqueducts -- Turkey
Temples -- Syria -- Tadmur
Reservoirs
Temples
City walls
Genres
Elevations
Notes
Content: Palmyra was an important city of central Syria in ancient times. The chief god of the Palmyrenes was a solar deity, called Samas or Shamash (" sun ") whose great temple is still the most imposing feature among the ruins of Palmyra.
Content: Written on border: "Temple of the Sun, Palmyra, 273 A.D." "Reservoir, Constantinople, ca. 300 A.D." "Walls of Constantinople, ca. 370 A.D." "Aqueduct at Purgo, near Constantinople, 6th c." "Drawn early 1800s."
Source note: From
Physical Description
Etchings
Hand colored.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 14.3 x 23.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f97e000-c5bd-012f-2702-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Vari edifizi." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1823 - 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Vari edifizi." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1823 - 1838). Vari edifizi. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Vari edifizi.