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Within the Citadel of Cairo.

View of of the interior of a Mosque Known as the Bed of Joseph. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of of the interior of a Mosque Known as the Bed of Joseph. " Vue Intérieure d'une Mosquée, Connue sous le nom de Divan de Joseph._Le Kaire ( Citadelle)" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view the interior of a mosque, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the interior of an abandoned mosque within the Citadel of Cairo. Engineers are excavating whilst a canon is brought forward by 2 camels. Good dark impression; some foxing to blank margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 458 by 516mm (18 by 20¼ inches).    €250
Stock No. 1970 - Middle East full description

Temple of Luxor, Thebes, Egypt.

View of the Entrance to the Palace, Luxor, Thebes. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Entrance to the Palace, Luxor, Thebes. "Vue de l'Entrée du palais_ Thèbes. Louqsor.." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Large double page, copper engraved view entrance to the Templeof Luxor, Thebes from the third volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the entrance to the temple with the two obelisks [the one on the right now stands in the Place de la Concorde in Paris], with two defaced heads of statues buried in the sand, in front of the pylons of the temple with their decorated walls; just glimpsed through the entrance can be seen the hall of columns. Good dark impression; some light foxing. mainly to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 486 by 836mm (19¼ by 33 inches).    €1500
Stock No. 1973 - Middle East full description

Interior of the Portico of theTemple of Esna.

View of the Interior of the Portico, Esna. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Interior of the Portico, Esna. "Vue perspective de l'Intérieur du Portique _Esné (Latopolis)." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the interior of the temple of Esna from the first volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the highly decorated columns and ceiling of the entrance to the temple , with a procession moving through to the main temple
The tutelary deities of Latopolis seem to have been the triad – Khnum and Neith, and Heka their offspring. The temple of Esna, dedicated to this triad, was remarkable for the beauty of its site and the magnificence of its architecture. It was built of red sandstone, and its portico consisted of six rows of four columns each, with lotus-leaf capitals, all of which however differ from each other Good dark impression; spotting mainly to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 460 by 600mm (18 by 23½ inches).    €650
Stock No. 1980 - Middle East full description

Sultan Hasan Mosque, Cairo.

View of the Mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo. "Vue de la Mosquée de Soultân Hasan._Le Kaire" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo from the first volume of the "Etat Modene "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; 1822; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the mosque towering over the nearby buildings with small shops and workshops in and around the Square. Good dark impression; some foxing to plate,mainly to blank margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 415 by 565mm (16¼ by 22¼ inches).    €650
Stock No. 1966 - Middle East full description

The Temple of Hermopolis Magna.

View of the Portico, Achmouneyn, Hermopolis Magna. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Portico, Achmouneyn, Hermopolis Magna. "Vue du Portique prise du Côté-du Midi_ Achmouneyn, (Hermopolis Magna)." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Hermopolis Magna, Achmouneyn. from the fourth volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the ruins of the temple of Hermopolis which was dedicated to the Ibis-headed god. The emblems, the Ibis and the Cynocephalus or ape, are the most conspicuous among the sculptures upon the great portico of the temple. Good dark impression; generally clean; some spotting to margins; remains of glue and tissue guard to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 445 by 590mm (17½ by 23¼ inches).    €300
Stock No. 1983 - Middle East full description

Reconstruction of the Birth House or Small Temple at Edfu.

View of the Small Temple Edfu. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Small Temple Edfu. "Vue perspective du petit Temple_ Edfoû ( Apollinopolis Magna)" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the small temple or Birth House at Edfu from the first volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows a reconstrucion of the small temple or Birth house described in the Antiquites. Opposite the large temple [of Horus] is another much smaller temple in a rather poorer state of preservation - the mammisi [Birth House]. The floral columns are crowned with sculptures of the god Bes, a disfigured domestic god considered the guardian of expectant mothers and newborn infants.
Since the scenes on the outside had been destroyed, the French artists executed an imaginary reconstruction of the temple with all the decoration typical of similar monuments. Good dark impression; some spotting mainly to margins, a few to image.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 435 by 620mm (17¼ by 24½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 1979 - Middle East full description

The Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.

View of the Sphinx and the Second Pyramid ... Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Sphinx and the Second Pyramid ... "Vue de Sphinx et de la Seconde Pyramide, prise de Levant_ Pyramides de Memphis" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the Great Sphinx between the Pyramids of Giza from the fifth volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the Sphinx full face emerging from the sand, with the Pyramid of Khafre, behind. Good dark impression; some spotting mainly to margins ,a few to image.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 424 by 590mm (16¾ by 23¼ inches).    €850
Stock No. 1978 - Middle East full description

The Temple of Qau el-Kebir, Ancient Antæopolis.

View of the Temple at Qâou El Kebyreh, Antæopolis. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Temple at Qâou El Kebyreh, Antæopolis. "Vue du Temple prise du Cõté du Sud-ouest_Qâou el Kebyreh ( Antæopolis).." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Qau el-Kebir from the fourth volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the ruins of the temple Qau or Qau el-Kebir surrounded by palm trees
Qau is located by the site of ancient Tjebu, known in ancient Greek records as Antaeopolis 'city of Antaeus', on the east bank of the Nile, midway between the towns of Akhmim and Asyut,
The temple was built by Ptolemy IV. substantial parts of which were still standing at the beginning of the 19th century, sadly it was swept away by the Nile flood of 1821 Good dark impression; some light foxing to sky and spotting to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 380 by 540mm (15 by 21¼ inches).    €400
Stock No. 1982 - Middle East full description

Reconstruction of the Temple of Khnum, Esné

View of the Temple of Esna. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the Temple of Esna. "Vue perspective du Temple au Nord d'Esné _Environs d'Esné (Latopolis)." Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Esna from the first volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows a reconstruction of the temple of Khnum. at Esné
The tutelary deities of Latopolis seem to have been the triad – Khnum and Neith, and Heka their offspring. The temple of Esna, dedicated to this triad, was remarkable for the beauty of its site and the magnificence of its architecture. It was built of red sandstone, and its portico consisted of six rows of four columns each, with lotus-leaf capitals, all of which however differ from each other Good dark impression; some foxing to sky and spotting to margins.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 435 by 608mm (17¼ by 24 inches).    €400
Stock No. 1981 - Middle East full description

The Temple of Hermonthis, Erment.

View of the temple of Hermonthis. Charles Louis Fleury Panckoucke, View of the temple of Hermonthis. "Vue du Temple prise a l'Ouest_ Erment, (Hermonthis)" Paris Impremerie de C.L.F.Pancoucke 1820-1829
Copper engraved view of the temple of Hermonthis. from the first volume of the "Antiquities "of the "Description de l'Egypte," 2nd Edition; black & white; verso blank. Blind stamp of the publisher Panckoucke to margin.
The view shows the ruins of the temple of Hermonthis.
The temple was dedicated to Menthu a god whose name means "nomad". Menthu was associated with raging bulls, strength and war. He was also said to manifest himself in a white bull with a black face, which was referred to as the Bakha. Egypt's greatest general-kings called themselves Mighty Bulls, the sons of Menthu. Good dark impression; generally clean; some spotting to margins; remains of glue and tissue guard to upper margin.
Brunet:II, 617; Blackmer/Navari: 476 [1st edition] 466 by 630mm (18¼ by 24¾ inches).    €350
Stock No. 1984 - Middle East full description


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