Tom Van Eynde: Thebes Photographic Project



The Temple of Amun at Karnak. South Pillared Court before the Sixth Pylon, built by King Thutmose III (c. 1504-1450 B.C.). Ahead (looking eastward) is the ruined wall of the southern extension of the Sixth Pylon, western face. It is inscribed with horizontal inscriptions of Kings Seti II and Ramesses III. In the foreground, the column-bases and remains of sixteen-sided columns indicate that a colonnade once stood in this courtyard. The fallen osiriform statue of King Sesostris I (c. 1971 B.C.) was discovered in the foundations of the court during excavations. (Caption - Peter Piccione)


All the photographs were made with a Fujica G617 Panorama Camera. The film is TriX. The prints are made on llford Mulitgrade Fiber base paper. The original prints are 7"x22" on 10"x24" paper.


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