Extremely rare complete set of 2 volumes. Publications du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte et de l'IFAO. SAE, Le Caire, 1956-1969. First edition. Folio. Text: 284 pages, contemporary red half-leather with boards, leather is rubbed in places, otherwise a fine copy. Plates: Loose plates in a portfolio with printed paper covers, tan cloth backstrips and cloth ties at the edges, numbered as follows: 1-6 and 8-42 for the architecture and reliefs of the chapelle (plate 7 was never published), I-XXXVII for the epigraphy. In fine condition. The White Chapel of Sesostris I is a unique monument which contains some of the finest limestone reliefs and hieroglyphs ever carved. It is particularly important for its list of nomes and for the precision of its hieroglyphs, which has enabled the identification of many individual signs. A near-fine set. The text volume is from the library of French Egyptologist Pierre Ramond. (BPF) Relevant subjects: Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Temples & Tombs.
Price: € 1,805.00 other currencies
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