Visions of Egypt and Nubia a while back in time. Plates from Frederik Ludvig Norden’s “Voyage d’Egypte et de Nubie,” taken from a 1785 edition translated into French from the Danish which was printed in Copenhagen in 1755.

"Vue des chapelles taillées dans le roc, près de la pierre de la chaîne à Tschibel Esselsel."
“Vue des chapelles taillées dans le roc, près de la pierre de la chaîne à Tschibel Esselsel.” Page 427. Collection of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/4NN359_3/page/n426/mode/2up
"Le dedans d'une grotte à Tschibel Esselsele." a) Statues de grandeur naturelle." Page 430 (detail).
“Le dedans d’une grotte à Tschibel Esselsele.” a) Statues de grandeur naturelle.” Page 430, Figure 1 (detail). Collection of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/4NN359_3/page/n430/mode/2up
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“Le dedans d’une grotte à Tschibel Esselsele.” b) Epitaphs de ceux qui étaient enfermes dans cet grotte.” Page 430, Figure 1 (detail). Collection of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/4NN359_3/page/n430/mode/2up
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“Vue générale de Komonbu du coté de l’oriente.” Page 435, Figure a. Plate CXXVII. Collection of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/4NN359_3/page/n435/mode/2up
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“Les antiquitiés de Komonbu.” Page 435, Figure b. Plate CXXVII. Collection of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/4NN359_3/page/n435/mode/2up

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