Item Hoskins MSS 3.27 - George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Musauwarat el-Sofra

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Hoskins MSS 3.27


George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Musauwarat el-Sofra


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1 watercolour

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View of the great Meroitic temple at Musauwarat el-Sofra:

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  • [on recto, top left corner] 'P 15'. (ink note)
  • [on mount, bottom edge] 'Ruins at Wady Owataib - Ethiopia'. (ink note)
  • 28.4 by 21.7 cm

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • Published in Hoskins, G. A. 1835. Travels in Ethiopia, Above the Second Cataract of the Nile: Exhibiting the State of that Country, and Its Various Inhabitants, Under the Dominion of Mohammed Ali; and Illustrating the Antiquities, Arts, and History of the Ancient Kingdom of Meroe. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, pl. 15.
  • Published online on the Griffith Institute website: 'The watercolours and drawings by George Alexander Hoskins in the Archive of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford' (

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  • TopBib vii.264.

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