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Publisher: Jollois - Devilliers - Louis Jean Allias.
Title: DENDERHA (TENTYRIS) Zodiaque Sculpte Au Plafond De L'Une Des Salles Superieures Du Grand Temple.
Published in: Paris, 1826
   
Size: 28.5 x 27.0 inches.
72.5 x 68.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: In good clean condition with original folds. Large engraving 685 x 725 including titles, plus wide margins.
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Zodiac ceiling from the Grand Temple at Denderah, from Description de l'Égypte Antiquités, vol. 4.
Engraved by Louis Jean Allais in 1826.
Prosper Jollois and Edouard Devilliers were members of a surveying team who were supposed to be studying irrigation techniques in Upper Egypt.
When they learned about the Zodiac from Denon, they visited Dendera and made a more careful measured drawing of the artifact, which was later published in the "Description de l'Égypte". The large figure on the right is Nut.




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