By E. Prisse D'Avennes, Maarten Raven
This enchanted journey of Egyptian paintings via one among its early explorers is among the most lovely sleek works on old Egyptian paintings. Prisse d'Avennes' enormous paintings, first released in Paris over a ten-year interval among 1868 and 1878, comprises the one surviving list of many misplaced artifacts.
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His son and successor, Sheshonk, lived during the reigns of Apries and Amasis. Sheshonk's tomb of mud-brick is shown below. NECROPOLIS OF THEBES (Tombsfrom the valley ofel-Asasif-26th Dynasty) 46 Atlas of Egyptian Art Architecture The porch of Nectanebo I in Philae was surrounded by Hathor columns representing the latest phase of their development (see p. 37 for other examples). The head, shown on all four sides, surmounts a composite capital. Prisse did not copy all the scenes on the intercolumnar walls, he simply repeated one scene on each wall.
37. THE TEMPLE OF DEIR EL-MEDINA (Plans, sections &> details-18th Dynasty) [sic] 36 Atlas of Egyptian Art Architecture In temples and chapels dedicated to Hathor, columns were often crowned with a likeness of the goddess, The columns, used from the New Kingdom to the Roman period, evolved in style during the centuries. Left, the column bears the names of Amenophis III and Hathor, and possibly originates from the same chapel as the lost column in pp. 16. The crack in the stone indicates that it was found broken in two.
COLUMN OF THE RAMESSEUM (Thebes) 23 Atlas of Egyptian Art Architecture The composite capital became popular during the Ptolemaic and Roman periods. It combines a wide range of different flowers and other plant forms in its design. The four examples in this plate show some of the many variations. CAPITALS FROM THE TEMPLES OF EDFU AND PHILAE (18th Dynasty) [sic] 24 Architecture Atlas of Egyptian Art The plate shows a capital from the composite columns surrounding the birth house on the Island of Philae.