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

Obelisk at Axum Erected As Is Supposed by Ptolemy Evergetes

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and gray wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 10 3/8 inches (30.8 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "OBELISK AT AXUM Erected as is Supposd by PTOLEMY EVERGETES"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "Obelisk at Axum"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8713
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | obelisk
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15624
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