Sculptured Arch of Ptolemy III at Karnak, site of ancient Thebes, color plate from 1940's book.....
This is a page from the book 'Lands and Peoples, The World in Color' copyright 1929, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1940, and 1941 by The Grolier Society. It measures 6.5 by 9.5 inches. This page shows the sculptured arch of Ptolemy III, at Karnak, on the ancient site of Thebes. It is in the avenue that leads to the temple of Khensu, the god of the moon. The arch has carved reliefs showing Ptolemy III, a warrior king of Egypt who lived in the third century B. C. offering sacrifices to the gods of Thebes.
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