Item Hoskins MSS 1.62 - George A. Hoskins Drawing - Thebes. West Bank. The Ramesseum

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Hoskins MSS 1.62


George A. Hoskins Drawing - Thebes. West Bank. The Ramesseum


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Relief scene from the entrance wall of the hypostyle area of the Ramesseum at the west Bank of Thebes of Ramesses II in his chariot, ready to draw an arrow against the fortress of Dapur, and with a variety of smaller figures fighting at the right side and brandishing weapons and shields:

  • pencil drawing
  • mounted
  • [on recto, bottom edge] 'not finished & hierogls [...] not finished & hieroglys to [...]'. (pencil notes)
  • [on mount, bottom left corner] 'Memnonium Thebes'. (ink note)
  • 46.8 by 23.4 cm

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • Top and bottom edges of paper unevenly cut
  • Paper folded in middle, creases visible
  • Discolouration around edges of paper, particularly bottom edge

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  • TopBib ii2.438 (18).

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