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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

No.1 A Table of Hieroglyphics found at Axum

Date:
1771
Medium:
Gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (34.3 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Hieroglyphics on the ... not Cejille"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "To be reduced to quarto size No. 1. | No 7 | all the hieroglyphics must be traced distintly on reducing the plate"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8712
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hieroglyphics | historical subject | ruins
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15623
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