Dendara Complex; Roman Mammisi (Dendara Temple Complex, Qina, Egypt) : The east face, north side, showing portal

Creator:
unknown (Egyptian (ancient)
Published/Created:
Dendara Temple Complex, Qina, Upper Egypt, Egypt
ca. 117 CE
Date Depicted:
ca. 1990's
8000 BC - 499 AD
Materials:
limestone
painted raised relief
stone
Notes:
The oldest building [the Old Birth House] in the main temple complex, and the oldest such structure still standing, is the mammisi (birth house) of Nectanebo I (reigned 380-362 BCE). Redecorated early in the Ptolemaic period (304-30 BCE), it was replaced
Variant Titles:
Dendera Complex; Roman Birth House
Topics:
Architecture -- Egypt -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Greco-Roman
Ptolemaic
Culture:
Egyptian (ancient)
Accession Number:
1A3-EG-D-3-D1
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
religious buildings: temples (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; deities; rulers and leaders; Egypt--Religion; Roman Empire carving ; construction building divisions; rooms and spaces; religious building spaces; chapels (rooms or structures); complexes; sites (locations); archaeological sites;
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module One
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
ca. 1990's
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10113894
PID:
digcoll:2329990