Tom Van Eynde: Thebes Photographic Project



Dendera. Temple of Hathor, Hypostyle Hall (A.D. 1st century). View looking toward the eastern wall between the first and second rows of columns. At the base of the wall is a square opening in the masonry that accesses a once-secret recess (i.e., a "crypt"), perhaps where sacred temple implements were stored in antiquity. Not shown in the photo are the sculpted capitals atop the columns representing the head and face of Hathor. (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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