Tom Van Eynde: Thebes Photographic Project



The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut (1504 B.C.) at Deir el-Bahari. Upper Terrace, remains of the Hypostyle Hall and entrance to the rock-cut sanctuary. At the rear left are the suite of rooms dedicated to the mortuary cults of Queen Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis I. In the center is the porch (dating to the Ptolemaic Period) and entrance to the sanctuary. The latter was rebuilt in Hellenistic times as a shrine for religious healing and medical cures dedicated to the deified Imouthes (Imhotep) and Amenothes (Amenhotep, son of Hapu). (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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