Sandstone Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus, Egypt, 1838. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC. Lithograph after a watercolour by Scottish artist David Roberts (1796-1864) dated 28 November 1838. Roberts travelled extensively in Egypt and the Holy Land. The sketches of the sites he visited on his journeys were lithographed by Louis Haghe, a prominent Victorian lithographer, and published in a book, which was hugely popular. From the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
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