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Temple of Kom O'mba, Egypt
  • Robert Swain Gifford
    born: Naushon Island, Massachusetts, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Temple of Kom O'mba, Egypt, 1876
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 17.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0217

Columns and ruins of a temple at right. Sailboat on a river (identified as the Nile) at left. Birds in "V" formation in the sky.