"The Preservation of Abu Simbel," Exhibition

ID: 94-8312

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 28 Folder 3

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Summary

"The Preservation of Abu Simbel," exhibition at the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, in the Foyer Gallery of the Natural History Building, September 11 - October 10, 1965. The exhibition contains photographs and artifacts from when the temple was moved to higher ground to save if from destruction when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. This photograph is a general view of the exhibit with a model of the temple in front of the exhibit introduction.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This is Neg.6 of this event. Files has two additional pictures. File 1 has assorted slides.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 28 Folder 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Preservation of Abu Simbel, The (Exhibition)
  • Models (representations)
  • Exhibitions
  • Foyer Gallery
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Models and modelmaking

Place

Abū Sunbul (Egypt)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

94-8312

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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