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Une chapelle de Sésostris Ier à Karnak. Tome I: Texte. Tome II: Planches (complete set)
1956. Extremely rare complete set of 2 volumes. Publications du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte et de l'IFAO. SAE, Le Caire, 1956-1969. First edition. Folio. Text: 284 pages, softcover in its original wrappers, slightly chipped and reinforced by tape in some places, inside in fine condition. Plates: Loose plates in a portfolio with printed paper covers, tan cloth backstrips and cloth ties at the edges, in excellent condition. The plates are numbered as follows: 1-6 and 8-42 for the architecture and reliefs of the chapelle (plate 7 was never published), I-XXXVII for the epigraphy. The White Chapel of Sesostris I is a unique monument which contains some of the finest limestone reliefs and hieroglyphs ever carved. It is particularly important for its list of nomes and for the precision of its hieroglyphs, which has enabled the identification of many individual signs. A near-fine set. Language: French. THIS SET SHIPS FROM EUROPE, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY (BCI). Relevant subjects: Egypt: Middle Kingdom, Pyramids, Tombs, Temples & Towns.
Bookseller: Meretseger Books [France]
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