The Statue of Memnon at Thebes.
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Two tall statues (colossi) line a pathway.
Caption: "It and its fellow are usually called the Colossi of Thebes. They are loftier than the great Buddha of Kamakura in Japan. The right-hand Colossus is supposed to be "The Vocal Statue of Memnon." They stood outside the mortuary temple of King Amen-hetep III., which has now disappeared. At high Nile the land on which they stand is inundated."
Memnon (Greek Mythology); Statues--Egypt; Thebes (Egypt: Ancient City); Art & Artifacts
Related Work(s)Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
Related Work(s)The complete text of the book in which this image can be found is available on the TIMEA site at http://rudr.rice.edu/handle/1911/9298
The complete text of the book in which this image can be found is available on the TIMEA site at http://hdl.handle.net/1911/9298
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/21640
RightsThis material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
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