Inv. n°: MMoCA184cMA

Island of Philae: the Vase of the Left was on the Wall of the Birth House; the Others were in the Main Temple (vol. I, Plate 15.1)

From the second edition of the Description de l'Égypte ('Description of Egypt'), a group of engravings commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte during his expedition to Egypt (1798-1801) as part of the French Revolutionary Wars. From a group of four engravings dedicated to the city of Philae

h. 28.4 x w. 21.7 cm

19th century



  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 21st May 2011, DE350


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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